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 (găs′kəl), Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson 1810-1865.
British writer noted for her Life of Charlotte Brontë (1857) and her novels depicting the oppression of workers in England in the 1800s.
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(Biography) Mrs. married name of Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson. 1810–65, English novelist. Her novels include Mary Barton (1848), an account of industrial life in Manchester, and Cranford (1853), a social study of a country village
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(ˈgæs kəl)

Mrs. (Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson Gaskell), 1810–65, English novelist.
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