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Elizabeth Gaskell


(Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell)
UK flag (1810 - 1865)

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson (29 September 1810 - 12 November 1865), often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of society, including the very poor, and as such are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature.
 

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Novels
   Mary Barton (1848)
   Ruth (1853)
   North and South (1855)
   Half a Lifetime Ago (1855)
   My Lady Ludlow (1858)
   The Grey Woman (1861)
   Sylvia's Lovers (1863)
   A Dark Night's Work (1863)
   Wives and Daughters (1866)
   Cranford (1920)
   Lois the Witch (1960)
   Cranford and Mr Harrison's Confessions (1995)
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Collections
   The Haunted House (1862) (with others)
   Lizzie Leigh (1940)
   Cousin Phillis (1970)
   Mrs. Gaskell's Tales of Mystery and Horror (1978)
   Four Short Stories (1983)
   The Moorland Cottage (1995)
   Gothic Tales (2000)
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Novellas and Short Stories
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Non fiction show
 
Anthologies containing stories by Elizabeth Gaskell
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Out of the Past (2024)
Tales of Haunting History
(British Library Tales of the Weird, book 47)
edited by
Aaron Worth
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Holy Ghosts (2023)
Classic Tales of the Ecclesiastical Uncanny
(British Library Tales of the Weird, book 38)
edited by
Fiona Snailham
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Minor Hauntings (2021)
Chilling Tales of Spectral Youth
(British Library Tales of the Weird, book 22)
edited by
Jen Baker

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