Page wall post by The Brontë Society - The Brontë Society: On this day, 1854 (a month before her marriage), Charlotte writes to Mrs Gaskell. Speaking about Mr Nicholls, she confides: 'I had a l...
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Mr Charlotte BrontëThe three key men in the Brontë saga have been maligned since their own time until relatively recently. And because Charlotte Brontë's death took place after her marriage to Arthur Bell Nicholls but before she could make it clear whether she would continue with her literary career - though the answer to that riddle is pretty clear to us - Mr Nicholls has been 'fair game' even since before his death.
The Life of Arthur Bell Nicholls
Alan H. Adamson
McGill-Queen's University Press
Cloth (0773533656) 9780773533653
Release date: 2008-02-28
CA $29.95 | US $24.95 | UK £13.99
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There is also another misconception, which I am told by a Literary Friend, prevails--'that her [Charlotte Brontë's] married life was unhappy'--I should have thought that her own words written from her deathbed had made such a statement incredible but I am told that it exists.Categories: Biography, Books, Review
~ Arthur Bell Nicholls to Mrs Humphry Ward, 28 November 1899