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How to Write a Biography

At some point in their academic careers, all students will be required to write a biography. In this guide, learn how to write a biography with tips for every phase of the process, from planning to research and writing. And because a biography is only as good as the author’s research, find links below to the best sources of biographical information on the Web, including interviews and obituaries.

Today's Birthday: Brontë, Emily

“Emily Brontë wrote so little in her short life that it is difficult to appraise her work. ... One point is generally agreed upon: that in both her prose and poetry there is ... a rare power,” said British poetry scholar Paul Lieder. Tuberculosis claimed her at age 30, but her sole novel, “Wuthering Heights,” and single volume of poetry made Emily Brontë an integral member of the Western literary canon.

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