(21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855)
was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. She first published her works (including her best known novel, Jane Eyre) under the pen name Currer Bell.
1. Juvenilia: The Young Men’s Magazine, Number 1 – 3 (August 1830), The Spell, The Secret, Lily Hart
2. Novels: Jane Eyre, published in 1847;Shirley, published in 1849; Villette, published in 1853
3. Poetry: Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell (1846), Selected Poems of the Brontës, Everyman Poetry (1997)