Did the Real Charlotte Bronte Just Stand Up? The Debate
The Bronte Sisters, Charlotte 1816-1855, Emily 1818-1848, Anne 1820-1849. Daughters of a Clergyman, they lived in the wild, remote countryside of northern England. All three worked as badly paid schoolteachers. From childhood each sister wrote poems, and later novels. Charlotte wrote Jane Ayre, next Emily published Wuthering Heights. Anne's Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall followed shortly after
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Indigenous author Alexis Wright tells the story of the inhabitants of Desperance, a small town in Queensland. Aboriginal inhabitants are embroiled in arguments with other members of the community, and this novel explores these complex relationships.
Written while she was still a teenager, this Miles Franklin novel, published in 1901, details life growing up as a young feminist in rural Australia. Though a work of fiction, the heroine has much in common with Franklin, and the story is amazingly well-written and captivating.