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Read online Ruth.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Ruth Two of English writer Elizabeth Gaskell s best selling books are bound together in this Kindle book Ruth amp North and South .

Ruth Ruth a British orphan girl who works in a sweatshop is selected to attend a ball to repair torn dresses and meets aristocrat Henry Bellingham They meet again and form a secret friendship which goes horribly wrong for Ruth She is helped by a dissenting minister but soon discovers she is pregnant The novel is a compassionate look at the fallen woman and whether the sinful can be reintegrated into Victorian society .

North and South North and South along with With Wives and Daughters and Cranford is one of Gaskell s best known novels and produced two television adaptations The novel tackles the situation of workers and their relations with industrialists in the fictional town of Milton northern England and has favourably compared to the Shirley by Gaskell s friend Charlotte Bront It revolves around Margaret Hale who settles with her parents in Milton in the throws of the industrial revolution She clashes with John Thornton a cotton mill manufacturer who belongs to the nouveaux riches The confrontation between her and Mr Thornton is reminiscent of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen .

About The Author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell referred to as Mrs Gaskell was a British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era She was also the first to write a biography of Charlotte Bronte The Life of Charlotte Bronte which was published in In North and South Gaskell creates the city of Milton based on Manchester nicknamed Cottonopolis where she lived as the wife of a Unitarian pastor She saw religious dissenters and social reformers who decried the abject poverty of this industrial region She described the poor in her writings showing compassion for the oppressed The last section of Wives and Daughters was not finished upon Elizabeth Gaskell s death and it is believed that Frederick Greenwood a journalist and editor completed the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell, Angus Easson

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Gothic Tales, Cousin Phyllis, The Life of Charlotte Bront, The Cranford Chronicles, Cranford, North and South, The Old Nurse's Story, Mary Barton, Ruth, Wives and Daughters
Contains Mr Harrison s Confessions Cranford My Lady Ludlow br br In this witty and poignant story the railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the town from Manchester bringing fears of migrant workers and the breakdown of law and order The arrival of handsome young Doctor Harrison causes yet further agitation not just because of his revolutionary methods but also because of his effect on the hearts of the ladies Meanwhile Miss Matty Jenkyns nurses her own broken heart after she was forced to give up the man she loved when she was a young girl, Set in English society before the Reform Bill i Wives and Daughters i centres on the story of youthful Molly Gibson brought up from childhood by her father When he remarries a new step sister enters Molly s quiet life loveable but worldly and troubling Cynthia The narrative traces the development of the two girls into womanhood within the gossiping and watchful society of Hollingford br br i Wives and Daughters i is far more than a nostalgic evocation of village life it offers an ironic critique of mid Victorian society No nineteenth century novel contains a more devastating rejection than this of the Victorian male assumption of moral authority writes Pam Morris in her introduction to this new edition in which she explores the novel s main themes the role of women Darwinism and the concept of Englishness and its literary and social context, No description available, When her father leaves the Church in a crisis of conscience Margaret Hale is uprooted from her comfortable home in Hampshire to move with her family to the north of England Initially repulsed by the ugliness of her new surroundings in the industrial town of Milton Margaret becomes aware of the poverty and suffering of the local mill workers and develops a passionate sense of social justice This is intensified by her tempestuous relationship with the mill owner and self made man John Thornton as their fierce opposition over his treatment of his employees masks a deeper attraction br br In i North and South i Elizabeth Gaskell skillfully fuses individual feeling with social concern and in Margaret Hale creates one of the most original heroines of Victorian literature