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Mary Barton - Shirley Foster, Elizabeth Gaskell
Mary Barton
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4.08 90
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192805621 (0192805622)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 437
Edition language: English
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Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it
4.5 does the rich man share his plenty with me, as he ought to do, if his religion wasn’t a humbug?
This was Elizabeth Gaskell's first book, and is the second book by her which I've read. It's really two books in one - the first, concentrating on John Barton (father of the titular Mary Barton) is a screed about structural inequality and capital versus labor, and the second, a literal courtroom dra...
Bettie's Books
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3.5 Mary Barton
bookshelves: victorian, autumn-2010, published-1848, play-dramatisation, britain-england, classic Recommended for: BBC7 listeners Read from September 27 to October 22, 2010 0.0% "A cotton weaver's daughter is wooed - and her Aunt goes missing." 09/28/2010 page 2 0.0% "Mary grows up ...
Kim Reads and Bakes
Kim Reads and Bakes rated it
This was Elizabeth Gaskell's first novel and it shows. It's signficantly less assured than her better known works, [b:North and South|156538|North and South|Elizabeth Gaskell|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1349633381s/156538.jpg|1016482], [b:Cranford|182381|Cranford|Elizabeth Gaskell|http://d.gr-asse...
I'm Reading...
I'm Reading... rated it
4.0 Mary Barton
First sentence: “There are some fields near Manchester, well-known to the inhabitants as ‘Green Heys Fields’, though which runs a public footpath to a little village about two miles distant.”P. 99: “It’s not to be forgotten, or forgiven either, by me or many another; but I canna tell of our down-cas...
So.... Nicky?
So.... Nicky? rated it
Just finished MARY BARTON, by Elizabeth Gaskell, first published in 1848 based on events in 1837-42 in Manchester, England. I have the Norton Critical edition (2008), but before I wander through its learned criticism, here are a few thoughts.Wow, what a difference from SHIRLEY. Though both Bronte an...
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