Charlotte Bronte was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of three Bronte sisters, who wrote the famous novel Jane Eyre under the pen-name Currer Bell. Charlotte believed that art was most convincing when based on personal experience.
The style of Jane Eyre was innovative, as it was written from an intensely first person female perspective. It tells the story of a plain governess (Jane), who after early life difficulties, falls in love with her-employer,
They eventually marry, but only after - Mr Rochester’s mad first wife (of whom Jane had no knowledge initially) dies in a dramatic house fire. This novel was largely accepted by the readers.Villette was acknowledged by the critics as potent and a sophisticated piece of writing. She also wrote The Professor and Emma, which were published posthumously. She is regarded as one of the finest writers of English literature.