North and South

Author(s): Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Patricia Ingham (Introduction by)

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North and South By Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell North and South is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell, first published in book form in 1855 originally appeared as a twenty-two-part weekly serial from September 1854 through January 1855 in the magazine Household Words, edited by Charles Dickens. The title indicates a major theme of the book: the contrast between the way of life in the industrial north of England and the wealthier south, although it was only under pressure from her publishers that Gaskell changed the title from its original, Margaret Hale.

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Elizabeth Gaskell was born in London in 1810 but spent most of her life in Cheshire, Stratford-upon-Avon. She married the Reverend William Gaskell and had four daughters by him. She worked among the poor, travelled frequently and wrote for Dickens' magazine Household Words. Mrs Gaskell was friends with Charlotte Bronte, and consquently went on to write her biography. Patricia Ingham is a fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford, and has written widely on the Victorian novel.

General Fields

  • : 9780140434248
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : June 1996
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 496
  • : General & literary fiction; Classic fiction
  • : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Patricia Ingham (Introduction by)
  • : Paperback
  • : 2
  • : English
  • : 823.8