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By G. Handley

ISBN-10: 1403902135

ISBN-13: 9781403902139

This chronology units Elizabeth Gaskell in her old, social and literary contexts. It makes a speciality of her occupation as a author but additionally underlines her interactive roles as spouse, mom, functional and tolerant Christian, radical sympathizer. Graham Handley discusses her adolescence, her marriage, the beginnings of her writing, the years of accomplishment, her social, humanitarian issues, love of shuttle and its effect, with the stability of domesticity and creativity that's the most important to her personality.

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Asks Elizabeth to look after the garden, hopes she’ll get a Broadwood piano for them. 17 EG jokes to Elizabeth Gaskell about WG and their travels: there is a. delightful freshness, intimacy, humour about family which reflects their happiness. 29 EG and WG return to Manchester at 1 (later renumbered 14) Dover Street on EG’s 22nd birthday. ) Thanks William Turner for good wishes, likes her new home, cheerful, comfortable, and somewhat rural for Manchester. Aunt Lumb much improved. WG will take her on pastoral visits and Mary Robberds (Turner’s daughter) will be initiating her.

Letter from John to ES describing his London activities. ) John writes again from Portsmouth just prior to his sailing (14 June) for Calcutta, where he arrives in November. ) Birth of Susanna Winkworth, older sister of Catherine (Katie), member of a Manchester family later friendly with EG, Katie becoming close to her: the Winkworths are a major source for knowledge of EG in the late 1840s and 1850s. (Summer) Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound, and other poems including ‘Ode to the West Wind’, published.

Aunt Lumb, whom EG thought of as being more than a mother to her, has a paralytic stroke. EG hastens to Knutsford, stays nearby with her two children, little more than a month after the birth of Meta. Further deterioration in the condition of Aunt Lumb. Aunt Lumb in terrible pain now and completely blind. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromso - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-15 taking something unpleasant, refusal of food sometimes: she is of an affectionate, responsive nature. EG prays fervently for them both.

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