Cranford (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

Cranford (Oxford World's Classics) By Elizabeth Gaskell, Elizabeth Porges Watson, Dinah Birch Cover Image
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A vivid and affectionate portrait of a provincial town in early Victorian England, Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford describes a community dominated by its independent and refined women. This edition includes two related short pieces by Gaskell, "The Last Generation in England" and "The Cage at Cranford." Dinah Birch's introduction reflects recent revaluations of Gaskell's work and the growing recognition that Cranford is much more than the gently charming comedy that is was once taken to be. The book includes an up-to-date bibliography and expanded notes.

About the Author


Elizabeth Porges Watson is Lecturer in English at the University of Nottingham. Dinah Birch is Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780199558308
ISBN-10: 0199558302
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 1st, 2011
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics