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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Author (29-Sep-1810 — 12-Nov-1865)


Felicia Bonaparte. The Gypsy-Bachelor of Manchester: Life of Mrs. Gaskell's Demon. University of Virginia Press. 1992. 352pp.

W. A. Craik. Elizabeth Gaskell and the English Provincial Novel. London: Methuen. 1975.

Deirdre d'Albertis. Dissembling Fictions: Elizabeth Gaskell and the Victorian Social Text. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1997.

Margaret Ganz. Elizabeth Gaskell: The Artist in Conflict. New York: Twayne. 1969. 313pp.

Coral Lansbury. Elizabeth Gaskell: The Novel of Social Crisis. New York: Barnes & Noble. 1973.

Pauline Nestor. Female Friendships and Communities: Charlotte Brontė, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell. Clarendon Press. 1985.

Arthur Pollard. Mrs. Gaskell: Novelist and Biographer. Harvard University Press. 1966.

Aina Rubenius. The Woman Question in Mrs. Gaskell's Life and Works. 1950. 396pp. Reprinted by Russell & Russell, 1973.

Hilary Schor. Scheherezade in the Marketplace: Elizabeth Gaskell and the Victorian Novel. New York: Oxford University Press. 1992.

J. G. Sharps. Mrs. Gaskell's Observation and Invention. London: Linden. 1970.

Patsy Stoneman. Elizabeth Gaskell. Brighton: Harvester. 1987.

Jenny Uglow. Elizabeth Gaskell: A Habit of Stories. London: Faber. 1993.

Edgar Wright. Mrs. Gaskell: The Basis for Reassessment. London: Oxford University Press. 1965.

Terence R. Wright. Elizabeth Gaskell: "We are not angels". New York: St. Martin's Press. 1995.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.569)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.98)

  9. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.152)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.388)

  11. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.190)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.197)

  13. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.412)

  14. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.204)

  15. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.221)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.20)

  17. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.177)

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