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Elizabeth Gaskell : a habit of stories

Author: Jennifer S Uglow
Publisher: London ; New York : Faber and Faber, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elizabeth Gaskell won fame and notoriety as the author of "Mary Barton Ruth". This biography looks at Elizabeth's life and work, looking at how Elizabeth observed, from her Manchester home, the brutal but transforming impact of industry and writing down the truth of what she observed.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer S Uglow
ISBN: 0571203590 9780571203598
OCLC Number: 48605576
Notes: Originally published 1993.
Awards: Winner of Rose Mary Crawshay Prize 1995
Description: xiv, 690 pages, [8] pages of plates : plates ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jenny Uglow.

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Elizabeth Gaskell wrote some of the most enduring novels of the Victorian age. This biography traces Elizabeth's youth in rural Knutsford, her married years in the tension-ridden city of Manchester  Read more...

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