Elizabeth Gaskell, best novels

Elizabeth Gaskell, best novels

by Elizabeth Gaskell

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Overview

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson (29 September 1810 - 12 November 1865), often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature. Gaskell was also the first to write a biography of Charlotte Bronte, The Life of Charlotte Bronte, which was published in 1857.
In this book:
North and South
Wives and Daughters
Cranford

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781975633912
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/21/2017
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 636,254
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

Tremendously popular in her lifetime, the books of the English author Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) have often been overshadowed by her contemporaries the Brontës and George Eliot. Yet the reputation of her long-neglected masterpiece Wives and Daughters continues to grow. Gaskell wrote six novels in all — of which North and South and Cranford remain two of the best known — as well as numerous short stories, novellas, and a biography of her great friend Charlotte Brontё.

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