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Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855) was born in Thornton, Yorkshire, one of four surviving children of a clergyman. She worked as a governess and teacher and wrote four novels, becoming one of the nineteenth century’s greatest novelists.
Helen M. Cooper is associate professor of English at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
British -- Belgium -- Fiction.
Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Brussels (Belgium) -- Fiction.
Women teachers -- Fiction.