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Short stories (Early works 1837-1852)

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A collection of Elizabeth Gaskell's early short stories. Following the publication of Mary Barton in 1848, Gaskell published many of her short works for Charles Dickens's Household Words magazine between 1850 and 1858. Her earlier works were published in a variety of venues including Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine (Sketches among the Poor), William Howitt's Visits to Remarkable Places (Clopton Hall), Howitt’s Journal of Literature and Popular Progress (Libbie Marsh, The Sexton's Hero, Christmas Storms and Sunshine), the Sunday School Penny Magazine (Hand and Heart, Bessy’s Troubles at Home), Sartain’s Union Magazine (The Last Generation in England, Martha Preston) and the Ladies Companion and Monthly Magazine (Mrs. Harrison's Confessions). Summary by Phil Benson (4 hr 56 min)

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Sketches among the Poor No. 1

8:37

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Clopton Hall

8:04

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Libby Marsh's Three Eras

1:07:14

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The Sexton's Hero

25:24

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Christmas Storms and Sunshine

28:31

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Hand and Heart

45:21

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The Last Generation in England

19:34

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Martha Preston

33:43

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The Deserted Mansion

14:23

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Bessy's Troubles at Home

45:51

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