Mary Barton

Mary Barton

by Elizabeth Gaskell, Shirley Foster
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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell, Shirley Foster

Mary Barton was praised by contemporary critics for its vivid realism, its convincing characters and its deep sympathy with the poor, and it still has the power to engage and move readers today. This edition reproduces the last edition of the novel supervised by Elizabeth Gaskell and includes her husband's two lectures on the Lancashire dialect.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780191579080
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication date: 12/11/2008
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Elizabeth Gaskell was an English author and poet, and is best-known for her classic novels Cranford, North and South, and Wives and Daughters. Gaskell was a contemporary and an associate of many other early nineteenth-century writers, including Charles Dickens, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Charlotte Bronte, and was commissioned by Bronte’s father upon the author’s death to write her biography, The Life of Charlotte Bronte. Gaskell died in 1865 at the age of 55.

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Mary Barton 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
lindianajones 6 months ago
Not an easy read. Found myself skimming through it. Not one of the more readable classics.
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