Reading the Nineteenth Century - The Dark Side

Wed 23rd January 2019 - Wed 22nd May 2019
Elizabeth Gaskell's House, Manchester, M13 9LW

We are all prone to dark imaginings – and the Victorians were no different. 

Throughout the nineteenth century, there was a persistent interest in the duality of the individual and society and the evil that lies inside us. 

Come and delve into the darker side of nineteenth century fiction.  You will be guaranteed a warm welcome while being chilled to the bone!

January 23:  Elizabeth Gaskell’s supernatural fiction (The Old Nurse’s Story, The Grey Woman, The Poor Clare)

February 27:  The Water Babies  Charles Kingsley

March 27: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner  James Hogg

April 24: Poor Miss Finch  Wilkie Collins

May 22:  Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde  Robert Louis Stevenson

Google map static shot of Elizabeth Gaskell's House, Manchester, M13 9LW
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