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