In August 1850, Charlotte Brontë
finally met at Gawthorpe Hall, near Burnley, home of Sir James Philips Kay-Shuttleworth
. They had first corresponded a year previously, when Charlotte sent Elizabeth the manuscript...
met novelist Charlotte Brontë
at the home of Sir James
and Lady Kay-Shuttleworth
in the Lake District. On 27 June 1851 Brontë visited Gaskell at her home in Manchester; this was the...
describes the same industrial, working-class Manchester that novelists like Elizabeth Gaskell
and social investigators like Friedrich Engels
and Dr James P. Kay-Shuttleworth
had already made famous in works such as Gaskell's Mary Barton...