Elizabeth Gaskell / Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


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    Oct-2012

    The short story is often viewed as an inferior relation to the Novel. But it is an art in itself. To take a story and distil its essence into fewer pages while keeping character and plot rounded and driven is not an easy task. Many try and many fail....

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    1848

    This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultu...

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    Bessy felt very proud and womanly when she returned home from seeing her mother off by the railway. She looked round the house with a new feeling of proprietorship, and then went to claim little Jenny from the neighbour's where she had been left whil...

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell nee Stevenson (1810-1865), 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 Bronte. Her novels offer...

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    Half a life-time ago, there lived in one of the Westmoreland dales a single woman, of the name of Susan Dixon. She was owner of the small farm-house where she resided, and of some thirty or forty acres of land by which it was surrounded. She had also...

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    Literary

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    My contempt for him almost equalled my hate. If I were avoiding return to a place which I thought to be a hell upon earth, think you I would have taken a quiet sleep under any man's roof till, somehow or another, I was secure. Now comes this man, and...

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    Set against the backdrop of the Salem witch hunts, Elizabeth Gaskell s somber novella reveals much about the complicity of mankind. Recently orphaned, Lois is forced to leave the English parsonage that had been her home and sail to America. A God-fea...

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell nee Stevenson (1810-1865), 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 Bronte. Her novels offer...

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell nee Stevenson (1810-1865), 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 Bronte. Her novels offer...

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell nee Stevenson (1810-1865), 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 Bronte. Her novels offer...

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    This is the story of Bridget Fitzgerald, who unwittingly puts a curse on her own estranged daughter and the granddaughter she did not know existed. When she discovers that the curse has fallen on her own kin, Bridget submits herself to the rituals of...

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    The charwoman now appeared at the door with her pail of hot water. Margaret looked into her face, as if to read guilt or innocence. She was a protegee of Christie's, who was not apt to accord her favour easily, or without good grounds; an honest, dec...

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    After I left Oxford, I determined to spend some months in travel before settling down in life. My father had left me a few thousands, the income arising from which would be enough to provide for all the necessary requirements of a lawyer's education;...

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell nee Stevenson (1810-1865), 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 Bronte. Her novels offer...

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    We have our prejudices in England. Or, if that assertion offends any of my readers, I will modify it: we have had our prejudices in England. We have tortured Jews; we have burnt Catholics and Protestants, to say nothing of a few witches and wizards. ...

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    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...

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    Cousin Phillis: a story of English love is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell. It was published in four parts, though a fifth and sixth part were planned. The story is about Paul Manning, a youth of seventeen who moves to the country and befriends his moth...

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    COUSIN PHILLIS (1863) by Elizabeth Gaskell is a deceptively simple story of budding young love and its disappointment, as observed through the eyes of a young man who comes to stay with his Cousin Phillis and her family. Gaskell is at the height of ...

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    CRANFORD (1851-1853) by Elizabeth Gaskell is the quintessential novel of British Victorian small town mores, as only Gaskell could portray them. Cranford is a charming imaginary town filled with chatty females, most of them old spinsters, gossip and...

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    CURIOUS, IF TRUE: Strange Tales is a collection of five dark Victorian tales of suspense, horror, mood and mystery by Elizabeth Gaskell, published variously between 1852 and 1861. Includes "The Old Nurse's Story," "The Poor Clare," "Lois The Witch,"...

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    "Two Books in One"DisappearancesandHand and HeartByElizabeth Cleghorn GaskellElizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, nEe Stevenson (29 September 1810 -- 12 November 1865), often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was an English novelist and short story writer du...

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    The women in these four stories lead lives far removed from the genteel upper-class drawing rooms of conventional mid-Victorian fiction. Elizabeth Gaskell's integrity of observation did not permit her to consign women like these to obscurity. Instead...

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    In "Gothic Tales," Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865), the eminent Victorian author, brings us nine chilling gothic stories. Collected here are tales that set a precedent for ghost and horror stories of the era. In "The Poor Clare" a young innocent girl n...

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    There is a mill by the Neckar-side, to which many people resort for coffee, according to the fashion which is almost national in Germany. There is nothing particularly attractive in the situation of this mill; it is on the Mannheim (the flat and unro...

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    This is a short story about a young teen who is the darling of the family and his awkward older half brother Gregory; they have lost their mother early in life. That pretty much sets the tone for the whole story. One winter day the younger brother wh...

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    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    When Death is present in a household on a Christmas Day, the very contrast between the time as it now is, and the day as it has often been, gives a poignancy to sorrow-a more utter blankness to the desolation. James Leigh died just as the far-away be...

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    The Moorland Cottage (1850) by Elizabeth Gaskell follows the life story of a very different sister and brother, Maggie and Edward Browne, children of the late curate of Combehurst, who live with their grieving widow mother in the moorland cottage of ...

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    Elizabeth Gaskell was one of the most famous writers during the Victorian era. Gaskell's detailed descriptions of the British society during her time has made her books of great interest to scholars of literature and history. Gaskell's most famous wo...

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    MY LADY LUDLOW (1859) by Elizabeth Gaskell is a quintessential slice of British Victorian literature and social commentary by the talented contemporary of Charlotte Bronte. Gaskell's work is remarkable not only for her mastery of local dialects and ...

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    This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book t...

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    Historical

    A sensitive portrayal of relationships within small towns and an exploration of seduction and illegitimacy within a small Dissenting community where tolerance and rigid morality clash. The traditions of those bygone times, even to the smallest social...

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    RUTH (1853) by Elizabeth Gaskell is a compassionate story of a young woman seduced by a gentleman. Ruth Hilton is a gently tragic Victorian heroine, the fallen woman who redeems herself by a life of charity, after she is taken in by a pastor and his...

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    SYLVIA'S LOVERS (1863) by Elizabeth Gaskell is British Victorian literature and social commentary at its most profound, heartfelt and tragic. The story of Sylvia Robson, the two different men who lay claim on her heart, and the complex fates of thei...

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    With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies. 'In the great mirror opposite I saw myself, and right behind, another wicked fearful self, so like me my soul seemed to quiver within me, as though not knowing to which similitude of body it belonged'. Eli...

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    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810-1865) was an English novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. Much of her childhood was spent in Cheshire, in Knutsford, a town she would immortalise as Cranford....

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    WIVES AND DAUGHTERS by Elizabeth Gaskell, originally serialized in Cornhill Magazine from 1864 to 1866, is one of her most popular works, a classic of British literature. Gaskell died just before finishing the novel, and it was completed by Frederick...

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