Biography: Emily Bronte was born in England in 1818. She was the fifth of six children and the younger sister of Charlotte Bronte. Her mother died when she was a child and she and her siblings were raised by their father, a parochial vicar. She became a governess but her homesickness led her to instead attend a private school with her sister Charlotte. Charlotte encouraged Emily's poetic talent and they published a joint collection of their poetry in 1846. Emily is best know for her novel Wuthering Heights. Emily died of tuberculosis in 1848.
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