Short stories (Early works 1837-1852)

Elizabeth Cleghorn GASKELL (1810 - 1865)

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

Genre(s): Short Stories

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Sketches among the Poor No. 1 Phil Benson
00:08:37
Play 02 Clopton Hall Phil Benson
00:08:04
Play 03 Libby Marsh's Three Eras Phil Benson
01:07:14
Play 04 The Sexton's Hero Phil Benson
00:25:24
Play 05 Christmas Storms and Sunshine Phil Benson
00:28:31
Play 06 Hand and Heart Phil Benson
00:45:21
Play 07 The Last Generation in England Phil Benson
00:19:34
Play 08 Martha Preston Phil Benson
00:33:43
Play 09 The Deserted Mansion Phil Benson
00:14:23
Play 10 Bessy's Troubles at Home Phil Benson
00:45:51