Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (Penguin English library) download epub
by Elizabeth Gaskell
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Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (Penguin Classics). Mary Barton (Illustrated). Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-65) moved from the London of her childhood to Knutsford and later Manchester, and her experience of the differences between North and South deeply informed her writing. Writer of six novels, numerous shorter works and the biography of her great friend Charlotte Brontë, Gaskell was at first published anonymously but later in her own name. Much of her work was serialised in Charles Dickens's widely-read literary weekly, Household Words.
by Elizabeth Gaskell. I. A mysterious disappearance. A Manchester tea-party. John Barton's great trouble. The mill on fire-Jem Wilson to the rescue. Jem Wilson's repulse. Margaret's debut as a public singer. Barton's London experiences. Return of the prodigal. Mr. Carson's intentions revealed. Jem's interview with poor Esther. A violent meeting between the rivals.
Elizabeth Gaskell's own personal contact with the plight of the poor cotton workers of Lancashire also compelled her to a compassionate . A truly moving experience awaits everyone who gives ear to this 'Tale of Manchester Life'. Summary by Martin Geeson). This is a Librivox recording.
Elizabeth Gaskell's own personal contact with the plight of the poor cotton workers of Lancashire also compelled her to a compassionate examination of their lives; but as a middle-class woman, married to a Unitarian minister, her approach to her subject took on a more emotionally complex significance; influenced by religious faith but also by more personal considerations. In the brief preface to the novel, Mrs Gaskell hints at her initial impulse.
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865. uneven pages, rebound into library binding.
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Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life.
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Mary Barton is beautiful but has been born poor. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 - 65) was born in London, but grew up in the north of England in the village of Knutsford
Mary Barton is beautiful but has been born poor. Her father fights for the rights of his fellow workers, but Mary wants to make a better life for them both. She rashly decides to reject her lover Jem, a struggling engineer, in the hope of marrying the rich mill-owner's son Henry Carson and securing a safe future. But when Henry is shot down in the street and Jem becomes the main suspect, Mary finds herself hopelessly torn between them. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 - 65) was born in London, but grew up in the north of England in the village of Knutsford. In 1832 she married the Rev.
While Mary Barton is literally a murder mystery, it is also an abundantly detailed and sympathetic view of the nineteenth-century English weaving village of Manchester and some of its people. Mary Barton is young, kind, and beautiful - perhaps dangerously so. John Barton, her hearty and intelligent but grievously uneducated father who "could never abide the gentlefolk," pours fierce love and courage into his family and work. When Mary's beautiful Aunt Esther disappears, her beauty is blamed: "Not but what beauty is a sad snare
Mary barton: a tale of manchester life. 'Mary Barton' is the first novel by English author Elizabeth Gaskell, published in 1848. The story is set in the English city of Manchester between 1839 and 1842, and deals with the difficulties faced by the Victorian working class.