4 edition of Mrs. Gaskell and Knutsford found in the catalog.
Mrs. Gaskell and Knutsford
George Andrew Payne
|Statement||by George A. Payne.|
|Series||Library of English literature -- LEL 10776.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 117 p.|
|Number of Pages||117|
Elizabeth Gaskell and Tatton Park The major 19th century novelist on Tatton’s doorstep: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell Orphaned as a very young child, Elizabeth Stevenson, later Gaskell, grew up with her aunt Hannah Lumb in Knutsford, the market town next to Tatton Park. A very quick review. A beautifully written book filled with the feminine niceties and social customs of provincial early 19th Century life. A very interesting read to myself as I was born at Cranford Lodge, Knutsford, the true market town in the north of England that Gaskell based her novel by: 4.
After her mother's death in , Gaskell lived with her aunt, Hannah Lumb, in Knutsford, Cheshire (on what is now called "Gaskell Avenue"). Knutsford served as Gaskell's model for the small country town of Cranford in the eponymous novel and Hollingford in Wives and Daughters. Elizabeth was educated in the traditional disciplines for young. Cranford is quite an unusual book. Having read North and South and Wives and Daughters, this novel (if you can call it one) took me by begin with, it has no proper plot or structure. It is rather a written collection of lives, customs and social values of people of a fictitious town called "Cranford" which is modelled after the small Cheshire town of Knutsford/5.
The Gaskell Society has UK regional branches in Manchester; Knutsford; London & South East, and the South West of England. We host several events a year, including meetings, trips and socials, which you can read about in our events calendar. We host a national conference every two years. Elizabeth Gaskell is equally well known as Mrs Gaskell. When her mother died, she was three months old and she was sent to live in Knutsford, Cheshire with her Aunt Hannah, this setting would become the basis for her novel Cranford.
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Excerpt from Mrs. Gaskell and Knutsford Edna Lyall, who very kindly wrote an introduction to the first edition, has since passed away, but her influence for good will long remain.
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Mrs. Gaskell and Knutsford. Book Description. n.d.  FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. [xii], ,  + b/w frontis and plates. Red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper board. n.d. [, Preface and from Copac.] FIRST EDITION.
8vo, pp. [xii], ,  + b/w frontis and plates. Red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper board. Brown endpapers. Lean to spine, boards grubby and rubbed. James Digby Firth’s attractive ex libris (by Frederick G.
Hall) to front pastedown. POI, and trace of an earlier dedication, to ffep. Occasional foxing, spine cracked in a number. The fictional town of Cranford is closely modeled on Knutsford in Cheshire, which Mrs Gaskell knew well. The book has little in the way of plot and is more a series of episodes in the lives of Mary Smith and her friends, Miss Matty and Miss Deborah, two spinster sisters/5().
Hosted by the Gaskell Society, in Knutsford The 'advance guard' arrived on the Friday afternoon and were treated to a guided visit to Tabley House, followed by tea and cake in the tea rooms.
On the Saturday, we all met up in the Methodist Church Hall - with. Gaskell’s house in Manchester, recently restored and running a lively program of talks, workshops, and book groups, receives less than a tenth of the visitors that come from all over the world Author: Hannah Rosefield.
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (née Stevenson; 29 September – 12 November ), often referred to as Mrs Gaskell, was an English novelist, biographer and short story novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of Victorian society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians as well as readers of : William Gaskell.
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Knutsford, vm INTRODUCTION All lovers of Mrs. Gaskell's books will welcome the very interesting sketch of Knutsford, and her connection with it, which Mr. Payne. Mrs. Gaskell and Knutsford by Rev.
George and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Genre/Form: Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Payne, George A.
(George Andrew), Mrs. Gaskell and Knutsford. Manschester [Eng. On 30th AugustElizabeth married Rev. William Gaskell at St. John's Parish Church, Knutsford as non-conformist churches were not licensed for marriage at that time. She wrote later that most of the houses were 'sanded' for her wedding.
Children's books North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell - review The Snork Maiden: 'A beautiful story full of passion, secrets, industrial strife, sorrow and joy and a brilliant book for older. "Two Books in One"DisappearancesandHand and HeartByElizabeth Cleghorn GaskellElizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, nEe Stevenson (29 September -- 12 November ), often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was an English novelist and short story writer du.
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Open Library. 90A King Street, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6ED. Tel: Email: [email protected] Cranford, A Play: A Comedy In Three Acts Made From Mrs. Gaskell's Famous Story () Elizabeth Gaskell $ - $. Elizabeth and Knutsford Elizabeth’s Ancestors Elizabeth Gaskell’s ancestors were closely connected with this chapel from its earliest days.
Robert Holland who died in had been pastor of our sister chapel at Allostock until Her great great grandfather, Peter Coulthurst, was a founding trustee and was buried here in Two others, John Turner and Thomas Coulthurst, were.Biography The novelist Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell is now best-known as the author of Cranford and North and South, and the biographer of her friend Charlotte greatest books were written in reaction to the industrialisation of Manchester, where she lived for much of her : Female.The fictional town of Cranford is closely modelled on Knutsford in Cheshire, which Mrs Gaskell knew well.
The book has little in the way of plot and is more a series of episodes in the lives of Mary Smith and her friends, Miss Matty and Miss Deborah, two spinster sisters.