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Charlotte Brontë was an English novelist and poet (21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855), the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. She published her best known novel, Jane Eyre, under the pen name Currer Bell. he Rev. A. B. Nicholls, curate of Haworth since 1845, proposed marriage to Charlotte in 1852. The Rev. Mr. Brontë objected violently, and Charlotte, who, though she may have pitied him, was in any case not in love with him, refused him. Nicholls left Haworth in the following year, the same in which Charlotte's Villette was published. By 1854, however, Mr. Brontë's opposition to the proposed marriage had weakened, and Charlotte and Nicholls became engaged. Nicholls returned as curate at Haworth, and they were married, though it seems clear that Charlotte, though she admired him, still did not love him. In 1854 Charlotte, expecting a child, caught pneumonia. It was an illness which could have been cured, but she seems to have seized upon it (consciously or unconsciously) as an opportunity of ending her life, and after a lengthy and painful illness, she died, probably of dehydration.

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It was Brontë's second published novel after Jane Eyre (originally published under Brontë's pseudonym Currer Bell). The novel is set in Yorkshire in the period 1811–12, during the industrial depression resulting from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. The novel is set against a backdrop of the Luddite uprisings in the Yorkshire textile industry. While Brontë was writing Shirley, three of her siblings died. Her brother Branwell died in September 1848, and her sister Emily fell ill and died in December. Brontë resumed writing, but then her only remaining sibling, her sister Anne, became ill and died in May 1849. It is believed that the character of Caroline Helstone was loosely based on Anne and it has been speculated that Brontë originally planned to kill off Caroline but changed her mind because of her family tragedies. Shirley is what Brontë believed her sister, Emily Brontë, would have been if she had been born into a wealthy family.The maiden name of Mrs. Pryor is Agnes Grey, the name of the main character in Anne's first novel. She was based on Margaret Wooler, the principal of Roe Head School, which Brontë attended as both student and teacher. The novel is set in and around the spen valley area of west Yorkshire. This area is known as "Shirley country" to some locals. In the novel, Brairmains is based on "the red house" in Gomersal; Mary Taylor lived here and was a friend of Charlotte. The house is now open as a museum. Fieldhead in the novel is based on the Elizabethan manor house, Oakwell Hall, which is also a museum.

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C'était des Brontë ' deuxième roman publié de s après Jane Eyre (publié d'abord sous Brontë ' pseudonyme s Currer Bell). Le roman est situé dans le Yorkshire dans la période 1811-12, pendant la dépression industrielle due aux guerres napoléoniennes et la guerre de 1812. Le roman se situe dans un contexte où les soulèvements de Luddite dans l'industrie textile de Yorkshire. Brontë tandis qu'écrivait Shirley, trois de ses frères et sœurs sont morts. Son frère Branwell meurt en septembre 1848, et sa sœur Emily tomba malade et mourut en décembre. Brontë a repris l'écriture, mais ensuite son frère restant seule, sa sœur Anne, tomba malade et mourut en mai 1849. On croit que le personnage de Caroline Helstone s'inspire vaguement Anne et il a été spéculé que Brontë à l'origine prévu de tuer Caroline mais changé d'avis en raison de ses tragédies familiales. Shirley, c'est ce que les Brontë croyait que sa sœur, Emily Brontë, aurait été si elle était née dans une famille aisée.Le nom de jeune fille de Mme Pryor est Agnes Grey, le nom du personnage principal dans Anne ' premier roman s. Elle s'inspire de Margaret Wooler, le directeur d'école de tête de Roe, laquelle Brontë assisté comme élève et l'enseignant. Le roman se déroule dans et autour de la zone de la vallée de spen du Yorkshire de l'Ouest. Cette zone est connue comme « Pays de Shirley » à certains habitants. Dans le roman, Brairmains est basée sur la « maison rouge » à Gomersal ; Mary Taylor a vécu ici et était un ami de Charlotte. La maison est maintenant ouverte comme Musée. Fieldhead dans le roman est basé sur le manoir élisabéthain, Oakwell Hall, qui est aussi un musée.

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