The Resource The poor Clare: : in three chapters, [Parts I-III], (ebook)

The poor Clare: : in three chapters, [Parts I-III], (ebook)

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The poor Clare: : in three chapters, [Parts I-III]
Title
The poor Clare:
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in three chapters
Title number
[Parts I-III]
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eng
Summary
A departure from the stories Elizabeth Gaskell wrote for Charles Dickens's Household Words magazine, The Poor Clare is a dark, gothic novella of thwarted love and a family curse that vividly illustrates the social tensions of Victorian England. The purposeful slaying of lonely Bridget's beloved dog unleashes a torrent of rage that surges down through the generations. In her desire for revenge, Bridget utters a fearsome curse upon the dog's killer: All that the murderer loves most, he will lose. This haunting story of "the sins of the father being visited upon the children" brilliantly shows off Gaskell's pioneering understanding of the tensions between Catholics and Protestants, and the harsh realities of class society. The Poor Clare stands as an innovative and exciting gem in Elizabeth Gaskell's oeuvre
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Midwest
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1810-1865
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Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
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fiction
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  • Blessing and cursing
  • Working class women
  • Prejudices
  • Electronic books
  • England
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adult
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The poor Clare: : in three chapters, [Parts I-III], (ebook)
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9781609772819
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11466976
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remote
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11466976
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MWT11466976
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The poor Clare: : in three chapters, [Parts I-III], (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609772819
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11466976
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11466976
System control number
MWT11466976
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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