Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

I have read quite a lot of feminist text, but this one had oneof the most brilliant lines in it from a feminist point of view. Mrs. Hamley was a great reader, and had considerable literary taste. She was gentle and sentimental; tender and good. She gave up her visits to London; she gave up... Continue Reading →

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North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

At the core North and South is a love story; about a woman moving from her home in the south to the north, and falls in love. And yet it’s not that simple (it never is). Gaskell was a writer in the 1800, during the industrial revolution, and the story very much reflects the time... Continue Reading →

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