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Author Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865.

Title North and south / Elizabeth Gaskell ; edited by Angus Easson ; with an introduction by Sally Shuttleworth.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC GASKELL,E    DUE 10-11-19
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC GASKELL,E    Available
Description xlii, 452 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Note Originally published: 1982.
Bibliography Includes bibliography (p. [xxxvi]-xxxviii).
Summary Moving from the industrial riots of discontented millworkers through to the unsought passions of a middle-class woman, and from religious crises of conscience to the ethics of naval mutiny, it poses fundamental questions about the nature of social authority and obedience. Through the story of Margaret Hale, the middle-class southerner who moves to the northern industrial town of Milton, Gaskell skilfully explores issues of class and gender in the conflict between Margaret's ready sympathy with the workers and her growing attraction to the charismatic mill ownder, John Thornton. This new revised and expanded edition sets the novel in the context of Victorian social and medical debate.
Subject Mills and mill-work -- England -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
England -- Social conditions -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Didactic fiction.
Added Author Easson, Angus.
ISBN 9780199537006

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