The Resource Cranford, (ebook)

Cranford, (ebook)

Label
Cranford
Title
Cranford
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in eight installments from 1851 to 1853, Elizabeth Gaskell's "Cranford", one of her most popular works, is a gentle and humorous picture of an English country village. Based on the village of Gaskell's childhood, the novel is narrated by a young woman visiting the town who describes the genteel poverty of the town's female inhabitants and centers on the lives of two middle-aged spinster sisters, Miss Matty and Miss Deborah. The ladies work hard to conserve their appearances, habits, and social standards of propriety even in their reduced circumstances. Told in a series of graceful and loosely related sketches, the residents of Cranford are challenged when the poor and socially awkward Captain Brown moves to town with his two daughters. He rejects their rules of politeness and openly discusses his poverty and difficulties. Many of the novel's tales concern the love lives, tragedies, and family dramas of the small town's colorful characters. In a changing and modernizing world, the endearing stories and sympathetic struggles of the villagers of Cranford are captured in this compassionate and hopeful portrayal of small-town English life. This edition includes a biographical afterword
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1810-1865
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Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
Dewey number
828
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Electronic books
  • England
  • Sisters
  • Villages
  • Older women
  • Female friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
Cranford, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420961881
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12406265
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12406265
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cranford, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420961881
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12406265
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12406265
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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