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Sylvia's Lovers

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ISBN-10: 1490514163

ISBN-13: 9781490514161

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

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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 as such are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature.-wikipedia
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List price: $18.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 6/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 454
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.03" tall
Weight: 1.672
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…