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Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn

Born: 29-9-1810 at Chelsea, London, England
Died: 12-11-1865

Summary of Biography

English novelist and short story writer Elizabeth Gaskell is known for her biography of Charlotte Bronte. Her works emanate human passions and express reflections on various aspects of society. She wrote for Thomas Hardy's magazine in later life.

Biography

Elizabeth Gaskell(1810 - 1865) was a Victorian novelist, born in London. Her writing career started with the publication of Mary Barton (1848), a bestseller. She later wrote for Dickens Household Words, and her biography The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1855) brought her great fame. Gaskell's sociological novels portray minutely the culture and class structure she saw around her.

This section contains 12 books
The Poor Clare
The Poor Clare


US$ 14.99
The Moorland Cottage
The Moorland Cottage


US$ 19.99
The Doom of the Griffiths
The Doom of the Griffiths


US$ 14.99
My Lady Ludlow
My Lady Ludlow


US$ 19.99
Mr. Harrison's Confessions
Mr. Harrison's Confessions


US$ 18.99
Lois the Witch
Lois the Witch


US$ 18.99
Lizzie Leigh
Lizzie Leigh


US$ 14.99
Half a Lifetime Ago
Half a Lifetime Ago


US$ 14.99
Cranford
Cranford


US$ 24.99
A Dark Night's Work
A Dark Night's Work


US$ 19.99
Mary Barton
Mary Barton


US$ 39.99
North and South
North and South


US$ 44.99