Classic Authors

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Gaskell, Elizabeth (1810-1865)

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson, was born on the 29th of September 1810, in Chelsea, London and died 12th of November 1865, near Alton, Hampshire. She was an English novelist, short-story writer, and the first biographer of Charlotte Brontë.

Notable works include Mary Barton, Wives and Daughters, Ruth, Cranford and North and South.

Britannica, 2021