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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 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…

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

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Wives and Daughters More

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Take me to Cranford, please. What wonderful characters inhabit that world ... Mr. Carson, 007's M, Dolores Umbridge, Miss Marple, and Doc Martin's auntie.

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Richard Armitage (Mr. John Thornton) en la mini-serie de 2004 "Norte y sur" basada en la novela de Elizabeth Gaskell

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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."

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-- Squealing, gurgling noises, fainting --

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

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North & South - Poster by PemberleyPond - #elizabethgaskell #fanart

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