In much the way that little boys want to be like Michael Jordan, I wanted and still want to achieve a sensibility I find in the work of Elizabeth Gaskell
, a sensibility characterized by clarity of vision (in the most literal sense of seeing the ordinary luminously), non-dogmatic moral certainty, and an immense capacity for compassionate understanding, qualities, I might add, which I associate with my grandmother specifically and with Victorian novels written by women more generally.
JUDI Dench is to star in a major new BBC costume drama, an adaptation of three Elizabeth Gaskell
It explores costume inspiration in 19th century novels such as those by Elizabeth Gaskell
and Charles Dickens.
Lives of Victorian literary figures III; Elizabeth Gaskell
, the Carlyles and John Ruskin by their contemporaries; 3v.
Lawrence's religion; Wordsworth's influence; the roles of Maistre and Shelley; Carlyle's religion; the influen ce of female piety on art; 'women's theology and the periodical press in Britain; Florence Nightingale's 'feminist theology'; the influence of Elizabeth Gaskell
, of science and secularisation, of Philip Gosse; and, finally, the 'war' between science and religion.
In Writing a Woman's Life Carolyn Heilbrun cites Elizabeth Gaskell
as "the most salient of female biographers.
He landed the part of Capt Iain Macalwain in ITV1's Ultimate Force in 2003, and his star rose even higher thanks to Cold Feet, where he played Lee, and a major role in costume drama North & South, based on the Elizabeth Gaskell
CRANFORD (12) Dame Judi Dench, Francesca Annis, Eileen Atkins, Michael Gambon, Philip Glenister, Lesley Manville, Julia McKenzie, Imelda Staunton and Greg Wise in BBC 1's recent adaptation of the Elizabeth Gaskell
I think in many ways Mary Smith is Elizabeth Gaskell
," says Lisa.
A House To Let, written with his contemporaries Wilkie Collins and Elizabeth Gaskell
, tells the story of a decaying London house and a new neighbour's search for its secrets.
Using the works of Elizabeth Gaskell
, Wilkie Collins, Margaret Todd and Hilda Gregg, as well as medical publications and newspapers, Swenson (English, U.
Please write for course details to: The Lip-reading Teachers/ course, Manchester Metropolitan University, Elizabeth Gaskell
Campus, Hathersage Road, Manchester M13 OJA.
The drama, based on the novel by Elizabeth Gaskell
, includes scenes of a brutal mill owner beating up one of his workers.
The life of Elizabeth Gaskell
, as presented in two dissimilar but complementary biographies, is remarkably similar to that of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Now in Cranford, the period drama made popular by the recent BBC adaptation of the much loved novel by 19th century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell
, she'll be treading the boards in a production she's only been a part of for three weeks.