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 many strata of society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature. Gaskell was also the first to write a biography of Charlotte Bronte, The Life of Charlotte Bronte, which was published in…
North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell (March 7, 2013) Nothing to do with the American civil war, by the way. This is an English novel originally written for Charles Dickens' magazine, "Household Words." It has something of Dickens' social conscious but a love story reminiscent of "Pride and Prejudice."
North & South Characters - oh goodness, this is awesome. :) (From right to left: Thomas Boucher, Bessy Higgins, Nicholas Higgins, Fanny Thornton, Mrs. Thornton, John Thornton, Margaret Hale, Mrs. Hale, Mr. Hale, Frederick Hale, Dixon, and Mr. Bell)
Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 - 1865), 'Granford' (1853), Elizabeth Gaskell was a friend of Charlotte Brontë and wrote the biography, 'Life of Charlotte Brontë' (1857)
North & South le location del romanzo di Elisabeth Gaskell
“I'll not listen to reason... reason always means what someone else has got to say.” ― Elizabeth Gaskell, Cranford