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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Literary Birthday: Elizabeth "I Rule the BBC" Gaskell

Happy bicentennial birthday to the best 19th-century author whom I discovered as a post-adolescent, Mrs Elizabeth Gaskell. She was a literary supergenius in her own right whose books have made some of the yummiest, most emotionally potent, romantic, social critiquey BBC miniseries of all time.
Here's some Gaskell-mania around the web:
And may John Thornton stalk all our dreams. Amen.

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