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27 September 2023
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Gaskell's House
Popular speaker Prof Mike Sanders is back to reveal the historical truth behind the story, published just three years after Engels’ Condition of the Working Class in England (1845) and amidst rumours of revolution. Perfect for anyone who wants to explore the context of this classic novel including the reality of Manchester and the ‘hungry forties’.
Part of Mary Barton season
‘It was absolutely superb – very informative and delivered with authority’ Visitor to previous online event with Prof Sanders
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