English-language scholarship on the life and writings of Elizabeth Gaskell can be easily located using the following published sources, generally available for access in academic libraries or for purchase through Amazon:
Selig, Robert L. – Elizabeth Gaskell: A Reference Guide (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1997)
Welch, Jeffrey – Elizabeth Gaskell: An Annotated Bibliography, 1929-1975 (New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc. 1977)
Weyant, Nancy S. – Elizabeth Gaskell: An Annotated Bibliography of English Language Sources, 1976-1991 (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1994).
Weyant, Nancy S. – Elizabeth Gaskell: An Annotated Guide to English Language Sources,1992-2001. (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 2004).
Nancy Weyant and Meghan Lowe currently maintain supplements to the last of these. These substantial supplements list bibliographies and bibliographical essays; biographies and biographical footnotes; works relating to correspondence; and literary criticism. They are available here and on Nancy Weyant’s website
Back copies of Gaskell Society Newsletters, volumes 1-60, can be found here.
The Gaskell Society would like to thank Nancy Weyant and Meghan Lowe for allowing the supplements to be published here.