Picture of Emily Bronte, author of Wuthering Heights; nineteenth century British Literature / English Literature
Book Art by Jim Rosenau
Emily Bronte: Same and Singular
On this day in 1848 Emily Bronte died at the age of thirty. Of all the death and drama in the Bronte household over the surrounding eight months -- events which now stand as famous and poignant as any in the Bronte novels -- none seems to impress or import more than Emily's. Her "powerful and peculiar" character, said Charlotte, inspired "an anguish of wonder and love."

 

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