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Charlotte Brontë

Novelist (April 21, 1816 - March 31, 1855)
Nationality: British
Charlotte Brontë’s most famous work is the novel Jane Eyre. Though she led a short and isolated life, she was acclaimed as a novelist for her intense focus on the personal experiences and impressions of her characters.
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The Masque of the Red Death

  • Short story 1842
One of Edgar Allan Poe's most chilling stories, "The Masque of the Red Death" has attracted significant scholarly attention, prompting debate over the identity of the Red Death figure and the meaning of Poe's seven, color-themed rooms.

Works by Poe, Edgar Allan

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