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Published by Henry Frowde : Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Elizabeth Gaskell
SeriesWorld"s classics, World"s classics
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25512898M
OCLC/WorldCa3905727

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Cousin Phillis and Other Tales Paperback See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — — Paperback — The Amazon Book Review Format: Paperback. Cousin Phillis and Other Tales. This selection of seven of Gaskell's best short stories and dates from It includes "Lizzie Leigh," "The Old Nurse's Story," "Half a Life-time Ago," "Lois the Witch," "The Crooked Branch," "Curious, if True," and "Cousin Phillis."/5. Language: English. Brand new Book. Cousin Phillis () is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell. It was published in four parts, though a fifth and sixth part were planned. The story is about year-old Paul Manning, [A 1] who moves to the country and befriends his mother's family and his (second) cousin Phillis Holman. The heart of this collection is Gaskell's novella Cousin Phillis, a lyrical masterpiece that depicts a vanishing way of life and a girl's disappointment in love: deceptively simple, its undercurrent of feeling leaves an indelible impression. The other five stories in this selection range from a quietly original tale of urban poverty and a fallen woman to an historical tale in which echoes of the French Revolution, the bleakness of winter Cited by: 3.

A book about rural English life in the mids, first love and a coming-of-age story. The story is told by Phillis second cousin, Paul Manning, an engineer clerk working under Mr. Edward Holdsworth to extend railroad branch lines in Cheshire in northwestern England. Paul, seventeen, admires his boss and the two become friends/5. The novella-length Cousin Phillis is a lyrical depiction of a vanishing way of life and a girl's disappointment in love: deceptively simple, its undercurrent of feeling leaves an indelible impression. The other five stories in this selection were all written during the s for Dickens's periodical Household Words. COUSIN PHILLIS AND OTHER TALES. First illustrated edition. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Illustrated with three wood engravings and an illustrated title page. Do you have a book like this to sell? Read the Sell Books to Lucius page for more information on how to sell to us. Author: GASKELL, Mrs. [Elizabeth. Buy Cousin Phillis and Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics) by Gaskell, Elizabeth, Glen, Heather (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

Cousin Phillis -- Company manners -- Mr. Harrison's confession -- The sexton's hero texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Cousin Phillis: and other tales by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, Publication date Publisher.   Cousin Phillis: a novella that The first 5 stories were published in Dickens's periodical, Household Words. Lizzie Leigh: a story of a fallen woman and what happens to her and her family. Morton Hall: A very interesting tale of the history of a /5. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow. Top Full text of "Cousin Phillis: And Other Tales" See other formats. Cranford is a satirical story about the goings on in a small English village. Cousin Phillis is about love, loss, and finding the strength to move on. Overall, I thought both of these novellas were a bit boring, yet still enjoyable. If they were full length novels I /5.