WorldCat Identities

Easson, Angus

Overview
Works: 51 works in 242 publications in 1 language and 4,681 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Biography  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Satire  Juvenile works  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PR4710, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Angus Easson
Elizabeth Gaskell by Angus Easson( Book )

23 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North and south by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving from the industrial riots of discontented millworkers through to the unsought passions of a middle-class woman, and from religious crises of conscience to the ethics of naval mutiny, it poses fundamental questions about the nature of social authority and obedience. Through the story of Margaret Hale, the middle-class southerner who moves to the northern industrial town of Milton, Gaskell skilfully explores issues of class and gender in the conflict between Margaret's ready sympathy with the workers and her growing attraction to the charismatic mill ownder, John Thornton. This new revised and expanded edition sets the novel in the context of Victorian social and medical debate
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

15 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wives and Daughters, Elizabeth Gaskell's last novel, is regarded by many as her masterpiece. Molly Gibson is the daughter of the doctor in the small provincial town of Hollingford. Her widowed father marries a second time to give Molly the woman's pres
Mary Barton : a tale of Manchester life by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

16 editions published between 1911 and 2005 in English and held by 421 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
The life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1857) is a pioneering biography of one great Victorian woman novelist by another. Gaskell was a friend of Charlotte Bronte, and, having been invited to write the official life, determined both to tell the truth and to honour her friend. She contacted those who had known Charlotte and travelled extensively in England and Belgium to gather material. She wrote from a vivid accumulation of letters, interviews, and observation, establishing the details of Charlotte's life and recreating her background. Through an often difficult and demanding process, Gaskell created a vital sense of a life hidden from the world
Cousin Phillis and other tales by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

10 editions published between 1911 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of this collection is Gaskell's novella Cousin Phillis, which depicts a vanishing way of life and a girl's disappointment in love: deceptively simple, its undercurrent of feeling leaves an indelible impression. The other five stories in this selection range from a tale of urban poverty and a fallen woman to an historical tale in which echoes of the French Revolution, the bleakness of winter in Westmorland, and a tragic secret are brought vividly to life. --from publisher description
Ruth by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 284 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
History and the novel( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerard Manley Hopkins by Angus Easson( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerard Mariley Hopkins was among the most innovative writers of the Victorian period. Experimental and idiosyncratic, his work remains important for any student of nineteenth-century literature and culture. Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of Gerard Mariley Hopkins and seeking not only a guide to his works but also a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds them. Arugue Eatton is Emeritus Professor of English, University of Salford, UK. --Book Jacket
The old curiosity shop by Charles Dickens( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1841
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Dorrit grows up in Marshalsea prison, where her father is confined for his debts, and she helps to feed the family with her needlework until her father receives an inheritance when she is in her teens, and more problems ensue
Charles Dickens Hard times: critical commentary and notes by Angus Easson( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This concluding volume covers the final two-and-a-half years of Dicken's life: his reading tours in America and around England, the writing of Edwin Drood, and his characteristic involvement in scores of different interests
The letters of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Charles Dickens : the Pilgrim edition by Charles Dickens( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D.H. Lawrence sons and lovers by Angus Easson( Recording )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers how the biographical gives form to the novel through the novelist's sense of self, and goes on to explore the network of relationships which have significance in Sons and lovers, the story of a young man's learning about himself and the world
The lapidary Wordsworth : epitaphs and inscriptions by Angus Easson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D.H. Lawrence the rainbow by Angus Easson( Recording )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G.M. Hopkins by Angus Easson( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The warden by Anthony Trollope( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of Trollope's popular Barsetshire novels, set in the fictional cathedral town of Barchester, The Warden centers on the honorable cleric Septimus Harding, one of Trollope's most memorable characters. When Harding is accused of mismanaging church funds, his predicament lays bare the complexities of the Victorian world and of nineteenth-century provincial life
 
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Wives and daughters
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Wives and daughtersMary Barton : a tale of Manchester lifeThe life of Charlotte BrontëCousin Phillis and other talesRuthHistory and the novelGerard Manley HopkinsThe old curiosity shop