Contains number of previously unpublished letters which were not included in the hardback edition. Completes the project of publishing the correspondence of one of the greatest nineteeth-century novelists - J. A. V. Chapple edited not only the letters of Elizabeth Gaskell (1966), but also published Elizabeth Gaskell: The early years in 1997. The influence and appreciation of Mrs Gaskell is undergoing a renaissance, with the recent BBC adaptation of Wives and Daughters and the forthcoming North and South. The authors are two of the acknowledged world experts on Elizabeth Gaskell - both of whom have helped the BBC in compiling the 1999 Omnibus programme.. This collection illustrates once more the richness and diversity of her involvement in a remarkable range of social and literary activities, making her letters an important source for scholars of Victorian literature and culture 6. Includes correspondence. -- .
About the Author
John Chapple is Emeritus Professor at the University of Hull. Alan Shelston is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Manchester -- .
- Contributor: John Chapple
- Imprint: Manchester University Press
- ISBN13: 9780719067716
- Number of Pages: 360
- Packaged Dimensions: 156x234mm
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Manchester University Press
- Release Date: 2003-10-23
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: John Chapple is Emeritus Professor at the University of Hull. Alan Shelston is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Manchester -- .