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. Her influence continued through many years, and I can question it now only in the undue burden she seems to throw upon the individual, and her failure to account largely enough for motive from the social environment.
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. Of course, I then preferred the region of pure romance where he liked to place his action; but I did not find his instances the less veritable because they shone out in
Talking of poor Tom and Maggie Tulliver brings to my mind a saying of George Eliot's in connection with this subject of melancholy.
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.
Fittingly, the event will held in the George Eliot Gardens, based behind the Town Hall, on Sunday, September 15.
PLACES are still available on a tour of some of George Eliot's favourite places as part of her bicentenary year.
"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.
Early on, when Adam Bede was about to be published, she decided on the pseudonym of "George Eliot" by using her husband's first name, while the second was chosen because it sounded good with the first.
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.
An in-depth analysis of George Eliot's novel Adam Bede (1859), discussed below, forms the keystone of the study.
Rereading George Eliot: Changing Responses to Her Experiments in Life.