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Author Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865.
Title Mary Barton / Elizabeth Gaskell ; edited with an introduction and notes by Shirley Foster.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition New edition.

Author Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865.
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Subject Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Working class women -- Fiction.
Textile industry -- Fiction.
Trials (Murder) -- Fiction.
Poor families -- Fiction.
Labor unions -- Fiction.
Manchester (England) -- Fiction.
Alt Name Foster, Shirley.
Description 1 online resource (xxxix, 437 pages).
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Edition New edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages xxix-xxxi).
Summary Mary Barton was praised by contemporary critics for its vivid realism, its convincing characters and its deep sympathy with the poor, and it still has the power to engage and move readers today. This edition reproduces the last edition of the novel supervised by Elizabeth Gaskell and includes her husband's two lectures on the Lancashire dialect. - ;'It's the masters as has wrought this woe; it's the masters as should pay for it.'. Set in Manchester in the 1840s - a period of industrial unrest and extreme deprivation - Mary Barton depicts the effects of economic and physical hardship upon the c.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191517198 (electronic bk.)
0191517194 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 305481446
Additional Format Print version: Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865. Mary Barton. New ed. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006 9780192805621 0192805622 (DLC) 2005021616 (OCoLC)61178173

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