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ISBN-10: 0140434240

ISBN-13: 9780140434248

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Patricia Ingham, Patricia Ingham, Patricia Ingham, Elizabeth Gaskell

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Set in the context of Victorian social and medical debate, this novel is about rebellion, posing fundamental questions about the nature of social authority and obedience. This revised edition draws on recent theoretical work on gender and class.
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Book details

List price: $12.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Elizabeth Gaskell was the daughter of a Unitarian clergyman, who was also a civil servant and journalist. Her mother died when she was young, and she was brought up by her aunt in Knutsford, a small village that was the prototype for Cranford, Hollingford and the setting for numerous other short stories. In 1832, she married William Gaskell, a Unitarian clergyman in Manchester. She participated in his ministry and collaborated with him to write the poem "Sketches Among the Poor" in 1837. "Our Society at Cranford" was the first two chapters of "Cranford" and it appeared in Dickens' Household Words in 1851. Dickens liked it so much that he pressed Gaskell for more episodes, and she produced…    

Patricia Ingham is Fellow and Senior Tutor in English at St. Anne's College, Oxford, and Times Lecturer in English Language.