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Author Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865.

Title Cranford / Elizabeth Gaskell.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Schmaling Memorial Lib Adult Fiction - FULG-1  F GAS 3/22    AVAILABLE
Edition [New ed.] / edited by Elizabeth Porges Watson ; with a new introduction and notes by Dinah Birch.
Description xxxviii, 216 pages ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A chronology of Elizabeth Gaskell -- Cranford -- Appendix 1: The last generation in England -- Appendix 2: The cage at Cranford -- Appendix 3: Cranford in context.
Summary Cranford, in 1842, is a market town in northwest England. It is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules. For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness, and Matty, her demurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue. Handsome new doctor Frank Harrison has arrived from London; a retired Captain and his daughters move in across the street and preparations for Lady Ludlow's garden party are underway. The town has some secrets which are about to be revealed. But news comes that shakes the town: a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford.
Subject Country life -- Fiction.
Women -- England -- Fiction.
FICTION / Classics.
FICTION / Literary.
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Country life. (OCoLC)fst00881405
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
Genre/Form Pastoral fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726695
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Pastoral fiction.
Pastoral fiction.
Added Author Watson, Elizabeth Porges.
ISBN 9780199558308 (paperback)
0199558302 (paperback)

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