George Eliot

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Noun1.George Eliot - British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)George Eliot - British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)
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The life and character I have found portrayed there have appealed always to the consciousness of right and wrong implanted in me; and from no one has this appeal been stronger than from George Eliot.
He was always dealing with the problem of evil, too, and I found a more potent charm in his more artistic handling of it than I found in George Eliot.
This indispensable intellectual process, which will be relished by admirers of George Eliot, is relieved constantly by the sense of a charming landscape background, for the most part English.
George Eliot did the very same thing; and Lewes was a little frog-faced man, with the manner of a dancing master.
They are coming to terms with the sudden and sad death of Stuart Annan, chair of the George Eliot Hospital's board.
The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot" tells the story of Victorian era novelist George Eliot, an agnostic writer, and her heavy involvement in early Zionism before the movement had a name.
In the mid-nineteenth century, Marian Evans Lewes, also known as George Eliot, was considered a fallen woman--"not a prostitute exactly" writes Kathyrn Hughes in George Eliot: The Last Victorian, "but a woman who had become sexually intimate with a man who could not or would not marry her.
Now this three volume work, Strauss' Life Of Jesus, as translated into English by George Eliot, is once again available to both academia and the non-specialist general reader in a new, enlarged, inexpensive, "reader friendly", illustrated edition and represents the most complete account of alleged Gospel inconsistencies every written.
Paris recalls that he "wrote a doctoral dissertation on George Eliot that [he] honed into [his] first book, Experiments in Life: George Eliot's Quest for Values (1965).
As in many other novels of George Eliot, real greatness is reduced to mediocrity by the compulsion of an unfavourable environment.
But the neat little suburban house with the bay window in the 1930s street a few minutes' drive from Coventry city centre effectively serves as the headquarters of the George Eliot Fellowship.
George Eliot (1819-1880) conocio al hombre de su vida, George Henry Lewes, en 1851.