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bront&edie;, charlotte and emily

bront&edie;, charlotte and emily in Culture
Bront&edie;, Charlotte and Emily [(bron-tee, bron-tey)]

Two nineteenth-century English authors known for their novels. Charlotte Bront&edie; wrote Jane Eyre; Emily, her sister, wrote Wuthering Heights. A third sister, Anne, was also a writer, and a brother, Branwell, was an aspiring artist.

Note: The three sisters first published their works under the pen names Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell.
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