Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to any or all of the Brontë sisters, English writers of the 1840s and 1850s, or to their works or style.

Etymologies

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Brontë +‎ -an

Examples

  • Martin's unwillingness to indulge the reader in neo-Victorian lushness reappears in his unwillingness to indulge the reader in Brontean color, whether geographical or historical.

    The Little Professor:

  • I hastily note here that I like The Morgesons, which has an intense, quasi-Brontean effect; the Memoirs..., however, is really rather a bore.

    The Little Professor:

  • While the result may be pulp "Victorian," it certainly isn't Brontean.

    Emma Brown

  • Twilight's romantically conceived Cullens perfectly distill puberty's attraction to fear-they symbolize confused, Brontean sex.

    BrontëBlog

  • To add Brontean texture, Boylan borrows situations from CB's Jane Eyre and Villette, EB's Wuthering Heights, and AB's Agnes Grey.

    Emma Brown

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