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The Letters of Mrs. Gaskell

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PThis collection of letters includes correspondence between Mrs Gaskell and over 100 coresspondents including#58; Carlyle; Ruskin; Rossetti; Dickens; and the Brownings. In addition Mrs Gaskell's own writing is considered, including her biography of Charlotte Bronte. br
Paperback, 1040 pages
Published August 15th 1997 by Manchester University Press (first published January 1st 1966)
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Judy
This collection of over 650 letters from the ready pen of Elizabeth Gaskell holds much appeal for both the scholar and the general reader.
Firstly, it is very well organised as an academic resource - the letters are presented chronologically (a task requiring some admirable detective work in the case of undated letters) but a numbering system at the head of each letter allows for speedy tracking of letters to an individual addressee. Literary and biographical indices facilitate cross-referencing
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