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Published: 23 October 2003

360 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719067716

Bookseller Code (06)


Further letters of Mrs Gaskell

John Chapple and Alan Shelston

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Contains number of previously unpublished letters which were not included in the hardback edition
  • Completes the project of publishing the correspondence of one of the greatest nineteeth-century novelists - J.A.V. Chapple edited not only the letters of Elizabeth Gaskell (1966), but also published Elizabeth Gaskell: The early years in 1997
  • The influence and appreciation of Mrs Gaskell is undergoing a renaissance, with the recent BBC adaptation of Wives and Daughters and the forthcoming North and South
  • The authors are two of the acknowledged world experts on Elizabeth Gaskell - both of whom have helped the BBC in compiling the 1999 Omnibus programme This collection illustrates once more the richness and diversity of her involvement in a remarkable range of social and literary activities, making her letters an important source for scholars of Victorian literature and culture
  • Includes correspondence

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