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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (née Stevenson; 29 September 1810 – 12 November 1865), often referred to as Mrs Gaskell, was an English novelist, biographer and short story writer. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of Victorian society, including the very poor. Her work is of interest to social historians as well as readers of literature. Her first novel, Mary Barton, was published in 1848. Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Brontë, published in 1857, was the first biography of Charlotte Brontë. In this biography, she wrote only of the moral, sophisticated things in Brontë’s life; the rest she left out, deciding that certain, more salacious aspects were better kept hidden. Among Gaskell's best known novels are Cranford (1851–53), North and South (1854–55), and Wives and Daughters (1865), each having been adapted for television by the BBC.

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Mali Baideng / Gaisigai'er fu ren zhu ; She Guitang, Xun Mei yi
玛丽巴顿 / 盖斯凯尔夫人著 ; 佘貴棠, 荀枚譯
Uniform title: Mary Barton. Chinese
by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
Shanghai : Shanghai yi wen chu ban she, 1978
上海 : 上海译文出版社, 1978
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by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
Melbourne : E.W. Cole, [between 1899 and 1904]
by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
New York and LOndon : B. P. Putnam's Sons, [18--]
by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
London : Dent ; New York : Dutton [preface 1967, c1911]
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