Charlotte Bront ё Charlotte Bront ё an English novelist of the 19 th century, was a contemporary of Dickens,Thackeray and Geskell.
Biography She was a daughter of a poor clergyman.There were 6 children in the family, 5 girls and 1 boy. Their mother died when Charlotte was a very small child. The girls were sent to a charity- school which Charlotte described later in her novel Jane Eyre.The children lived at that school in cold gloomy rooms and were always hungry. Charlotte`s sisters, Mary and Elisabeth, died of tuberculosis there.
After the leaving school Charlotte became a teacher and worked for some years at a school for girls. She began to write poems at that time. In 1846 a book of poems by Charlotte and her sister,Emily and Ann, appeared. In same years Charlotte finished her 1 st novel The Profesor,but book had no success with the publishers and appeared only after the writer`s death.
Charlotte continued to write,and the next year her 2 nd novel Jane Eyre was published. The novel was a greate success with the readers and was soon followed by other novels.
Jane Eyre In her best novel Jane Eyre Charlotte tells the readers the story of a poor governess.The author gave much attention in her novel to the problems of education. The pictures of life at a charity-school are among the best realistic descriptions in English literature. Charlotte was considered to be 1 of the best writes of critical realism in 19 century English literature.