Profile of the Day: Emily Brontë

Posted December 19, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Emily Brontë

On December 19, 1848, novelist Emily Brontë died of tuberculosis at the age of 30. The second youngest of the famous Brontë siblings, Emily published her work under the pen name Ellis Bell. In 1847, she published her only novel, Wuthering Heights. Although almost unknown during her lifetime, today Emily’s work is considered a classic of English literature.

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