The Gaskell Society

The Gaskell Society

Celebrating the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell

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Online Talk: Mary Barton’s Manchester

Wednesday 25 January, 2023, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT


Back by popular demand, Dr Diane Duffy leads us on a literary journey of discovery to the places, buildings and landmarks of Manchester as featured in Elizabeth Gaskell’s first novel Mary Barton, with extracts from the text to map the way.

This fascinating talk will interest anyone who wants to find out more about historical reality in Elizabeth Gaskell’s writing.