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…

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…

Poems, Quotes and Prose: "He shook hands with Margaret" - "North and South" Quote - Elizabeth Gaskell

Poems, Quotes and Prose: "He shook hands with Margaret" - "North and South" Quote - Elizabeth Gaskell

I read this book, but I think I was so overwhelmed in grad-school I missed some of the details... thanks Pinterest for bringing them to my attention

I read this book, but I think I was so overwhelmed in grad-school I missed some of the details... thanks Pinterest for bringing them to my attention

Richard Armitage as John Thornton in North & South (2004)

Richard Armitage as John Thornton in North & South (2004)

Yup someday someone will say this to me.... Hopefully I don't reject him loll!

Yup someday someone will say this to me.... Hopefully I don't reject him loll!

Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 - 1865), 'Granford' (1853), Elizabeth Gaskell was a friend of Charlotte Brontë and wrote the biography,  'Life of Charlotte Brontë' (1857)

Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 - 1865), 'Granford' (1853), Elizabeth Gaskell was a friend of Charlotte Brontë and wrote the biography, 'Life of Charlotte Brontë' (1857)

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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 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."

I wanted to see the place where Margaret grew to what she is, even at the worst time of all, when I had no hope of ever calling her mine... - North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865)

I wanted to see the place where Margaret grew to what she is, even at the worst time of all, when I had no hope of ever calling her mine... - North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865)

Cranford, 1851 ~ Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) = 5 stars

Cranford, 1851 ~ Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) = 5 stars

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