Please join me every other Friday as we review news and blog posts related to the author Elizabeth Gaskell.
“I think what I like most about Gaskell’s work is that she takes on subjects which other people were afraid to write of. It was said that even some of William’s congregation burned the book [Ruth]. She was indeed a very brave woman” …read more.
Related Link – Elizabeth Gaskell Biography: Birth, Childhood, & Education
“Those who remember being enchanted by the wit of the BBC’s adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford stories will be heartened that the humour of the author is much in evidence in this Ian Dickens’ production… reaffirms, some things do not change, such as the pleasure to be derived from a little gossip and the company of good friends” … read more.
Related Link – for more information on Ian Dicken’s production including performance dates and theatres please see: Friday News & Web Round Up 11/15/2010
Wilton, Connecticut LibraryThere will be a book discussion for North & South December 3rd from 10:30am – Noon.
Bill Ziegler will lead a discussion of Elizabeth Gaskell’s North & South. Copies of the book will be available in the Book Club book area for advance reading. The following two weeks, the approximately 3 hour film of the same name will be shown in the Brubeck Room from 10:30AM to 12:30PM, with a brief Q&A following the film. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch; the library will provide coffee, tea, water and chips. Registration highly recommended… read more
It reminds me a little of those games you imagine are often played on a school trip or around a fire at a campsite: one person starts a story and stops at a certain point, the next person picks it up, to twist it around and let the third person do with it as he pleases” … read more.