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Cousin Phillis

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

...Cousin Phillis (1864) is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell about Paul Manning, a youth of seventeen who moves to the country and befriends his mother's family and his second cousin Phillis Holman, who is confused by her own placement at the edge of adolescence. Most...

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Round the Sofa

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

...a (1859), is a book of stories by the lady that Charles Dickens called his “dear Scheherazade” due to her skill as a story teller. That Lady was Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskell (North and South, Wives and Daughters, Cranford etc.). Mrs. Gaskell begins with Round the Sofa, a short story which she uses as a device to stitch together six previously published stories into a single work...

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Wives and Daughters (solo version)

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

...Elizabeth Gaskell's last novel was serialized in Cornhill Magazine from 1864 to 1866, and completed by her editor posthumously. It looks at English life in the 1830s through the experiences of Molly Gibson, the daughter of a ...

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Grey Woman, The

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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Ruth

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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Cranford

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

...Cranford is the best-known novel of the 19th century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was first published in 1851 as a serial in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens. The fictional town of Cranford is closely modelled on Knutsford in Cheshire, which Mrs Gaskel...

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Sylvia's Lovers

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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Wives and Daughters

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

...If you like Jane Austen, you will probably like this book!Mrs. Gaskell, as she was often referred to, is considered one of the greatest British novelists of the Victorian era. She was one of the earliest novelists ever to use dialect in her works, finding often that no word but the verna...

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North and South (version 2)

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

...ormist minister who moves to the fictional industrial town of Milton after leaving the Church of England. The town is modeled after Manchester, where Gaskell lived as the wife of a Unitarian minister. The change of lifestyle shocks Margaret, who sympathizes deeply with the poverty of the workers and comes into conflict with John Thornton, the owner of a local mill, also a ...

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Mary Barton

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

...Mary Barton is the first novel by English author Elizabeth Gaskell, published in 1848. The story is set in the English city of Manchester during the 1830s and 1840s and deals heavily with the difficulties faced by the Victorian lower class. The novel begins in Manchester, w...

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North and South

By: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

...t between them, a violent unionization strike explodes in Milton, leaving everyone to deal with the aftermath in the town and in their personal lives.Elizabeth Gaskell serialized North and South between September 1854 and January 1855 in Charles Dickens’s magazine Household Words . Upon its publication, Gaskell established herself as a novelist capable of serious discourse...

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