CONTRIBUTOR:

Christine Alexander

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Emeritus Scientia Professor

DEPARTMENT:

English

INSTITUTION:

University of New South Wales

BIOGRAPHY:

Christine Alexander is Emeritus Scientia Professor of English at the University of New South Wales, Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales. She has written extensively on the Brontës, especially on their early writings—including a British Academy prize-winning book Early Writings of Charlotte Brontë, a multi-volume edition of The Early Writings of Charlotte Brontë, and a selection The Brontes: Tales of Glass Town, Angria and Gondal. Her co-authored books include The Art of the Brontës, The Oxford Companion to the Brontës, The Child Writer from Austen to Woolf, and Celebrating Charlotte Bronte: Transforming Life into literature in ‘Jane Eyre’. She is Director of the Juvenilia Press and editor of the penguin edition of Jane Love and Freindship and other Youth Writings.