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…

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

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

North & South directed by Brian Percival (TV, Mini-Series, BBC, 2004) #elizabethgaskell #fanart

North & South directed by Brian Percival (TV, Mini-Series, BBC, 2004) #elizabethgaskell #fanart

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

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

John Thornton and Margaret Hale, from North and South (by Elizabeth Gaskell). Inspired by the 2004 BBC adaptation ;) After watching the series an embarassing number of times and falling in love with...

John Thornton and Margaret Hale, from North and South (by Elizabeth Gaskell). Inspired by the 2004 BBC adaptation ;) After watching the series an embarassing number of times and falling in love with...

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell by Penguin Books UK. Somebody buy this for me!

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell by Penguin Books UK. Somebody buy this for me!

Elizabeth Gaskell's books

Elizabeth Gaskell's books

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)

Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life by Elizabeth Gaskell

Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life by Elizabeth Gaskell

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