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Ruth and other tales

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Ruth and other tales by Mrs Gaskell. Published by Smith and Elder 1893 in the pocket edition of Mrs Gaskell's works. Hardback with gold lettering on spine and small design on front board. Pages are gilt edged. Spine is worn and boards are marked. Foxing throughout.

Ruth is a social novel, dealing with Victorian views about sin and illegitimacy. It is a surprisingly compassionate portrayal of a 'fallen woman', a type of person normally outcast from respectable society. Ruth goes on to gain a respectable position in society as a governess, and the novel looks at whether the sinful can be reintegrated into society.
The other stories are Morton Hall, Hand and Heart and Company manners.

Item details

Author(s):
Gaskell Mrs
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Edition:
Pocket Edition 1893
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
473
Publisher:
Smith Elder and Co
Title:
Ruth

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Ruth and other tales by Mrs Gaskell. Published by Smith and Elder 1893 in the pocket edition of Mrs Gaskell's works. Hardback with gold lettering on spine and small design on front board. Pages are gilt edged. Spine is worn and boards are marked. Foxing throughout.

Ruth is a social novel, dealing with Victorian views about sin and illegitimacy. It is a surprisingly compassionate portrayal of a 'fallen woman', a type of person normally outcast from respectable society. Ruth goes on to gain a respectable position in society as a governess, and the novel looks at whether the sinful can be reintegrated into society.
The other stories are Morton Hall, Hand and Heart and Company manners.

Author(s):
Gaskell Mrs
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Edition:
Pocket Edition 1893
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
473
Publisher:
Smith Elder and Co
Title:
Ruth

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