- Author:Elizabeth Gaskell
- Publisher:Dutton Adult (February 4, 1972)
- Pages:256 pages
- FB2 format1775 kb
- ePUB format1578 kb
- DJVU format1316 kb
- Formats:azw docx docx lrf
Published by the Penguin Group. Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England. He immediately and quietly assumed the man’s place in the room; attended to every one’s wants, lessened the pretty maid-servant’s labour by waiting on empty cups, and ladies; and yet did it all in so easy and dignified a manner, and so much as if it were a matter of course for the strong to attend.
It helps a bit to watch the TV miniseries Cranford to get a sense of the events and characters, but the book is actually faster paced and less focused on some of the characters as depicted in the miniseries
It helps a bit to watch the TV miniseries Cranford to get a sense of the events and characters, but the book is actually faster paced and less focused on some of the characters as depicted in the miniseries. The miniseries is good (how can it not be, with Dame Judi Dench as a principle character as well as a frosty Francesca Annis as the Lady Ludlow. However, she's not in Cranford the book, as the mini-series is really three novels mushed into one series (My Lady Ludlow, and Mr Harrison's Confessions as well as the Last Generation in England.
TITLE: Cranford (Everyman Paperbacks). AUTHOR: Gaskell, Elizabeth. PUBLISHER: Everyman Ltd. BINDING: Hardcover. Acceptable - Very well read. May have significant wear and tear and contain notes & highlighting. Read full description. See details and exclusions. See all 7 pre-owned listings.
Cranford is one of the better-known novels of the 19th-century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was then published, with minor revision, in book form in 1853. In the years following Elizabeth Gaskell's death the novel became immensely popular.
Cranford, Elizabeth Gaskell Cranford is one of the better-known novels of the 19th-century English writer Elizabeth .
Cranford, Elizabeth Gaskell Cranford is one of the better-known novels of the 19th-century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. There is no real plot, but rather a collection of satirical sketches, which sympathetically portray changing small town customs and values in mid Victorian England. FINALLY, an Elizabeth Gaskell book that I enjoyed! I honestly didn't think I would enjoy this book, and was almost regretting putting it on my Dewey's 24-Hour Readathon TBR. And whaddya know, I finished it! Cranford follows a group of women living in the small fictional town of, you guessed it, Cranford.
LibriVox recording of Cranford, by Elisabeth Gaskell. Read by Sibella Denton. Cranford is the best-known novel of the 19th century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. 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
Elizabeth Gaskell was born on 29 September 1810 in London. Also by elizabeth gaskell.
Elizabeth Gaskell was born on 29 September 1810 in London. She was brought up in Knutsford, Cheshire by her aunt after her mother died when she was two years old. In 1832 she married William Gaskell, who was a Unitarian minister like her father. After their marriage they lived in Manchester with their children. Elizabeth Gaskell published her first novel, Mary Barton, in 1848 to great success. She went on to publish much of her work in Charles Dickens’s magazines, Household Words and All the Year Round.
Author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Short Title CRANFORD. Along with short stories and a biography of Charlotte Bronte, Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) published five more novels including "Wives and Daughters" (1865). Показать все. О товаре. Доставка, возврат и платежи. Наиболее популярные в Научная литература.
Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Author Elizabeth Gaskell situated her stories in a hamlet very like the one in which she grew up, and her affectionate but unsentimental portraits of the residents of Cranford offer a realistic view of life and manners in an English country village during the 1830s. Cranford recounts the events and activities in the loves of a group of spinsters and widows who struggle in genteel poverty to maintain their standards of propriety, decency, and kindness.
Mary Smith and her friends live in Cranford, a town predominantly inhabited by women
Reading "Cranford" is a lot like spending an afternoon in the doily museum of a provincial city; you can't help but admire the skill of the embroidery but you have to wonder at your own sanity for being there.