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Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn 1810-1865

Works: 1,825 works in 7,893 publications in 15 languages and 121,366 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Biography  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television mini-series  Political fiction  Television adaptations  Melodrama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Performer, Collector, Recipient, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: PR4710, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

919 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 7,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford is a 19th century English market town, the life of which is dominated by custom and a group of prominent Victorian ladies. This novel was made into a 2007 movie of the same title
The life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

563 editions published between 1844 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the 1857 version of Victorian novelist Elizabeth Gaskell's biography of her fellow author Charlotte Brontë, and includes a critical introduction, and notes on subsequent variations
North and south by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

456 editions published between 1854 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Gaskell portrays industrial conditions in various regions of England in this nineteenth-century psychological novel
Mary Barton : a tale of Manchester life by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

457 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Barton, the daughter of a mill hand, is determined to escape poverty, but her life is clouded by the mysterious disappearance of her aunt Esther and by her father's possible involvement in a murder
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

333 editions published between 1863 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a provincial town in the early-19th-century, this is a subtle representation of historical change explored in human terms. The heroine passes from childhood to maturity in a process that, though often painful for her, is sharply and humorously observed
Ruth by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

172 editions published between 1853 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Hilton is an orphaned young seamstress who catches the eye of a gentleman, Henry Bellingham, who is captivated by her simplicity and beauty. When she loses her job and home, he offers her comfort and shelter, only to cruelly desert her soon after. Nearly dead with grief and shame, Ruth is offered the chance of a new life among people who give her love and respect, even though they are at first unaware of her secret--an illegitimate child. When Henry enters her life again, however, Ruth must make the impossible choice between social acceptance and personal pride
Sylvia's lovers by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

231 editions published between 1863 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and marriage among whale fishers and other humble people in Whitby during the French Wars
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Recording )

83 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic portrait of early Victorian life in a country town which describes with poignant wit the uneventful lives of its lady-like inhabitants, offering an ironic commentary on the separate spheres and diverse experiences of men and women
Cousin Phillis and other tales by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

144 editions published between 1864 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cousin Phillis" (1864) is a novella by Elizabeth Gaskell originally published in four parts, though a fifth and sixth part were planned. The story is about Paul Manning, a youth of nineteen who moves to the country and befriends his mother's family and his (second) cousin Phillis Holman, who is confused by her own placement at the edge of adolescence.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cranford ; and, Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

45 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this poignant comedy of early Victorian life, Elizabeth Gaskell explores the effects of Victorian commerce and imperial expansion on the survival of customs from earlier times. This new edition includes an introduction by Patricia Ingham that places the novel in its literary and historical context
Mrs. Gaskell's Tales of mystery and horror by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark night's work, and other stories by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

61 editions published between 1863 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer of remarkably diverse talents, Elizabeth Gaskell produced fiction and non-fiction ranging from short stories that offered detailed cross-sections of Victorian life and society to a well-regarded biography of author Charlotte Bronte. The novel A Dark Night's Work is the engrossing apogee of Gaskell's foray into Gothic ghost stories and tales of horror. Fans of these genres won't be disappointed
Cranford, and other tales by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

61 editions published between 1873 and 2000 in English and German and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

65 editions published between 1858 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Ludlow is absolute mistress of Hanbury Court and a resolute opponent of anything that might disturb the class system into which she was born. She will keep no servant who can read and write and insists that the lower orders have no rights, but only duties. However, the winds of change are blowing through the village of Hanbury. The vicar, Mr. Gray, wishes to start a Sunday school for the spiritual betterment of its pupils. Mr. Horner wants to educate the citizens into becoming more useful and active members of society. But Lady Ludlow proves to be not so rigid as one may think
The moorland cottage by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

44 editions published between 1850 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 the novel title. For years Maggie, gentle, dutiful, and loving, does what she can on behalf of her brother, the overbearing and selfish Edward, and yet their mother continues to prefer her son to the very end. A complicated and touching story of familial bonds and the search for happiness by the talented contemporary of Charlotte Brontë. --Publisher
Cranford by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her demurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlow's garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town, a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford
Curious, if true : strange tales by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

21 editions published between 1861 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Private voices : the diaries of Elizabeth Gaskell and Sophia Holland by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These two diaries, by the nineteenth-century novelist Elizabeth Gaskell and her cousin Sophia Holland, provide us with uniquely personal and revealing accounts of Victorian womanhood and motherhood. The record the first few years of life of Marianne (Elizabeth Gaskell's daughter) and Edward Thurstan (Sophia's son). This is the first critical edition of the Gaskell diary, previously published in a limited edition of only fifty copies in 1923, and the first ever publication of the Holland diary." "As a piece of social history, these diaries document the challenges, dilemmas and rewards of Victorian parenthood."--Jacket
The letters of Mrs. Gaskell by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of letters includes correspondence between Mrs Gaskell and over 100 coresspondents including: Carlyle; Ruskin; Rossetti; Dickens; and the Brownings. In addition Mrs Gaskell's own writing is considered, including her biography of Charlotte Bronte."
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
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North and south
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Author of Mary Barton 1810-1865

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The life of Charlotte BrontëNorth and southMary Barton : a tale of Manchester lifeWives and daughtersRuthSylvia's loversCranfordCousin Phillis and other tales