Charlotte Bronte, the most famous of the Bronte sisters, wrote Jane Eyre in 1847.
Emily Bronte, whose work is notable for its spirit of passion and rebellion, wrote Wuthering Heights in 1848.
- Who wrote The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1857)? Charlotte Bronte's close friend, novelist Elizabeth Gaskell wrote The Life of Charlotte Bronte. The two met in 1850; Bronte died five years later.
- What was the interminable law case in Dickens’s Bleak House (1852-53)? The interminable law case in Dickens's Bleak House was Jarndyce v. Jarndyce, a case stemming from a dispute about distribution of an estate.
- On the 1971 CBS miniseries “The Six Wives of Henry VIII,” who played the wives? On the 1971 CBS miniseries "The Six Wives of Henry VIII," the wives were: Catherine of Aragon—Annette Crosbie; Anne Boleyn—Dorothy Tutin; Jane Seymour—Anne Stallybrass; Anne of Cleves—Elvi Hale; Catherine Howard—Angela Pleasence; and Catherine…
- What was Hiawatha’s tribe? The hero of Longfellow's Song of Hiawatha (1855) belonged to the Mohawk tribe, one of the Five Nations of the Iroquois.
- When was the “Top Cat” series on prime-time TV? In the 1961-62 season, the "Top Cat" series was on Wednesday nights from 8:30 to 9:00 P.M., on ABC.
- Did women’s rights leader Susan B. Anthony ever vote in an election? The women's rights leader Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) did not live to see the 19th Amendment adopted in 1920 guaranteeing women the right to vote. But Anthony had voted illegally in a Rochester,…