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Elizabeth Gaskell and The Dark Victorian Novel

  • Elizabeth Gaskell's House 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW United Kingdom (map)

Visit Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and join in a reading course which looks into the dark side of Victorian fiction.

Sherry Ashworth, Visiting Teaching fellow at Manchester Writing School, will lead you on a journey into the dark heart of nineteenth-century writing in this five-part evening..

Explore the dark side of Victorian fiction in the house where Gaskell wrote many of her gothic tales. This session will delve into Charles Kingsley’s The Water Babies. 

This course is for the general reader who wants to explore their reading a little more deeply.  Participants will be expected to read the stories ahead of the monthly discussions, and to share their ideas with the rest of the group. Each session is £8

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, M13 9LW

t: 0161 273 2215