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Literary Parlor – Wives and Daughters

June 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

$6

Join bibliophile, Kate Howe, for what surely will be a lively discussion of Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel Wives and Daughters. 

Elizabeth Gaskell wrote Wives and Daughters from 1864 to 1866 as a series for Cornhill Magazine. Gaskell died suddenly in 1865 and the novel was completed by Frederick Greenwood. It tells the story of a young Molly Gibson who has been raised by her widowed father, Dr. Gibson. As Molly grows older, she attracts the attention of one of Dr. Gibson’s apprentices so she is sent to stay with the Hamleys of Hamley Hill. While she is away, Dr. Gibson remarries; Molly is not fond of her new stepmother but does find an ally in her new stepsister. The novel weaves an intricate tale of romance.

Details

Date:
June 13
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$6
Website:
https://ebenezermaxwellmansion.org/literary-parlor

Organizer

Diane Richardson
Phone:
215-438-1861
Email:
diane@ebenezermaxwellmansion.org

Venue

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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