The Complete Novellas & Short Stories of Elizabeth Gaskell

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This unique and meticulously edited collection of Elizabeth Gaskell's complete stories includes: Introduction:_x000D_ Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell_x000D_ Short Stories & Novellas:_x000D_ Round the Sofa_x000D_ My Lady Ludlow_x000D_ An Accursed Race_x000D_ The Doom of the Griffiths_x000D_ Half a Life-Time Ago_x000D_ The Poor Clare_x000D_ The Half-Brothers_x000D_ Cousin Phillis_x000D_ Company Manners_x000D_ Mr. Harrison's Confessions_x000D_ The Sexton's Hero_x000D_ The Grey Woman_x000D_ Curious if True_x000D_ Six Weeks at Heppenheim_x000D_ Libbie Marsh's Three Eras_x000D_ Christmas Storms and Sunshine_x000D_ Hand and Heart_x000D_ Bessy's Troubles at Home_x000D_ Disappearances_x000D_ Lizzie Leigh_x000D_ The Well of Pen-Mortha_x000D_ The Heart of John Middleton_x000D_ Traits and Stories of the Huguenots_x000D_ Morton Hall_x000D_ My French Master_x000D_ The Squire's Story_x000D_ Right at Last_x000D_ The Manchester Marriage_x000D_ Lois the Witch_x000D_ The Crooked Branch_x000D_ The Old Nurse's Story_x000D_ Clopton House_x000D_ Crowley Castle_x000D_ Two Fragments of Ghost Stories_x000D_ The Shah's English Gardener_x000D_ Martha Preston_x000D_ The Deserted Mansion_x000D_ Uncle Peter_x000D_ A Visit to Eton_x000D_ The Cage at Cranford_x000D_ Some Passages from the History of the Chomley Family_x000D_ The Ghost in the Garden Room_x000D_ Biography:_x000D_ Mrs. Gaskell and Knutsford by George A. Payne_x000D_ Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) was an English novelist and short story writer. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of Victorian society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature. Some of Gaskell's best known novels are Cranford, North and South, and Wives and Daughters.


About the Author

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson (1810–1865), was an eminent Victorian author known for her detailed and sympathetic portrayals of English society. Gaskell's literary career began in earnest with the publication of 'Mary Barton' in 1848, a novel that highlighted the plight of the working poor in Manchester and reflected Gaskell's own progressive social views. She deftly combined social commentary with rich character development, a trait that would come to define her writing style. Her subsequent novels, such as 'North and South' and 'Cranford,' further established her as a keen observer of the changing industrial landscape and its effects on communities and class relations. Gaskell's ability to interweave personal drama with broader social issues made her work both popular and critically acclaimed in her time. Her biography 'The Life of Charlotte Brontë,' published in 1857, is considered a pioneering work in the field of biography, offering intimate insight into the life of her fellow novelist and friend. Gaskell's narrative prowess was not limited to full-length novels; 'The Complete Novellas & Short Stories of Elizabeth Gaskell' showcases her versatility and skill in crafting shorter works of fiction, where she often explored themes of gender roles, social reform, and the intricacies of human relationships. Her works have continued to attract scholarly interest and remain important fixtures in the canon of English literature.

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Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 1405 Pages

Filesize: 2.3 MB

ISBN: 8596547008811

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