Sylvia's Lovers

Sylvia's Lovers

by Elizabeth Gaskell, Francis O'Gorman

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The novel begins in the 1790s in the coastal town of Monkshaven (modeled on Whitby, England) against the background of the practice of impressment during the early phases of the Napoleonic Wars.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199656738
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/01/2013
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 286,685
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile: 1220L (what's this?)

About the Author

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson (29 September 1810 - 12 November 1865), often referred to simply as Mrs. Gaskell, was an English novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. She is perhaps best known for her biography of Charlotte Brontë. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of society, including the very poor, and as such are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Note on the Text xviii
Select Bibliography xix
A Chronology of Elizabeth Gaskell xxii
Sylvia's Lovers
Appendix A 504(4)
Appendix B 508(2)
Appendix C 510(6)
Explanatory Notes 516

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