Emily Bronte is one of the infamous Bronte sisters (her sisters were Charlotte and Anne), English women writers (novelists and poets). Emily is well-known for writing Wuthering Heights, a controversial Gothic novel. There's some debate as to whether Emily's novel was the greatest contribution to 19th-century literature by the three sisters. The style is striking in its poetic intensity. So, what do you know about Emily Bronte? Read more here...
Emily Bronte Birth:
Emily was the 5th of six children born to Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell. Her place of birth was in Thornton, near Bradford in Yorkshire; they moved to Haworth in 1824.
Emily Bronte Death:
The health of the Bronte sisters was notoriously poor. Emily's brother, Branwell, died in September 1848; while attending the funeral, Emily caught a cold, which turned into tuberculosis. She died on December 19, 1849. Her body was interred in the Church of St. Michael and All Angels family capsule, Haworth, West Yorkshire.
Emily Bronte Career:
The Bronte children were a close-knit family--and their interactions inspired creative outputs of all sorts. Emily left home for a short time in 1838--to become a governess at Miss Patchett's Ladies Academy at Law Hill School, near Halifax; but the separation didn't last.