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Kirsty of Scavenger’s Hoard returns to the show, where we discuss Elizabeth Gaskell’s Victorian social novel North and South. Beta-read by Charles Dickens, this novel and its 2006 BBC adaptation prompt a full-blown discussion of unions, worker’s rights, and Richard Armitage’s furrowed brow. Join us in waxing poetic on these class-crossed lovers.
- North and South by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1854-1855)
- Elizabeth Gaskell: Why was the Cranford author considered so ‘fearful’?
- Elizabeth Gaskell: Charlotte Brontë’s unlikely defender against prurient gossip
- Elizabeth Gaskell
- Mancunian Accent
- Fingersmith by Sarah Waters (2002)
- The Handmaiden (Ah-ga-ssi) (2016 dir. Chan-wook Park)
- The Secret Garden (1993)
- Jane Eyre (2011)
- Downton Abbey (2010-2015)
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- Ravel Gaspard de la nuit Ondine by Vladimir_Oppenheim