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February 2021

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

February 3, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until February 10, 2021


featuring Kimberly J. Stern, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Elizabeth Gaskell's rich weave of storytelling and social chronicle remains a landmark North and South is a book about rebellion; it poses fundamental questions about the nature of social authority and obedience. Gaskell expertly blends individual feeling with social concern, and her heroine, Margaret Hale, is one of the most original creations of Victorian literature. — In our own polarised era of ideological echo chambers, it becomes a story…

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