Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell

eBook - 2006
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This pioneering study, described as?a model of feminist criticism? (The Year?s Work in English Studies) on first publication, revealed Gaskell as an important social analyst who deliberately challenged the Victorian disjunction between public and private ethical values, who maintained a steady resistance to aggressive authority, advocating female friendship, rational motherhood and the power of speech as forces for social change. Since 1987, Gaskell?s work has risen from minor to major status. This new edition presents the original text (except for bibliographical updating) together with a new.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781847791900
Characteristics: 1 online resource (208 pages)


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