Mary Barton

Mary Barton

Book - 1998
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This is Elizabeth Gaskell's first novel, a widely acclaimed work based on the actual murder, in 1831, of a progressive mill owner. It follows Mary Barton, daughter of a man implicated in the murder, through her adolescence, when she suffers the advances of the mill owner, and later through love and marriage. Set in Manchester, between 1837-42, it paints a powerful and moving picture of working-class life in Victorian England.
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, 1998, 1987
ISBN: 9780192835109
Branch Call Number: GAS
Characteristics: xxxvi, 493 p. ;,20 cm
Additional Contributors: Wright, Edgar 1920-


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