Wives and Daughters : Dinner As a Symbol of Superiority



Year of publication 2014
Type Appeared in Conference without Proceedings
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description The novel Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell permeates with dinners and dinner parties. The way these parties are organized, the dinner tables are decorated, and the food offered mark the social position of the characters in the novel. It also shows that Elizabeth Gaskell was a great critic of the society of her time.
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