George Eliot

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British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)

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"Following the success from two Food Festivals in Nuneaton, we are extremely pleased and excited to have been invited back to support the council in the George Eliot celebrations," he said.
The George Eliot Fellowship is making special efforts this year, which is the 200th anniversary of George Eliot, to get people excited about the world famous writer who spent the first half of her life in the area and used it as a backdrop to most of her novels all those years ago.
By the 1860s, after her great successes, Marian Evans Lewes as George Eliot attained literary status, thus opening the way for single women and wives to come and visit her.
The most convincing demonstration of child murder as a "mechanism of historical memory," though, occurs in Chapter 5, which focuses on an analysis of George Eliot's novel about child murder, Adam Bede.
In the "Preface" to his Rereading George Eliot: Changing Responses to Her Experiments in Life, Bernard J.
As in many other novels of George Eliot, real greatness is reduced to mediocrity by the compulsion of an unfavourable environment.
It is not the kind of setting you would immediately connect with the great Victorian novelist George Eliot. 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.
Imagine a man as objectively absorbed as it is possible to be in the work he is doing for its own sake, quite free from oblique glances at minor results, knowing nothing of jealousy, and open as day to sympathy in the work of others: you have then imagined my husband', wrote George Eliot in 1875 (Letters, ed.
Editors, in order to give useful and in many cases necessary explanatory notes, must steep themselves in the details of Renaissance Florence much as George Eliot herself did.
George Eliot and the Landscape of Time: Narrative Form and Protestant Apocalyptic History.
A memorial wall will be created to honour Nuneaton's most famous daughter and cultural icon - George Eliot.
A UNIQUE chance to walk in the footsteps of George Eliot and see some of her favourite places is up-for-grabs.
As it is, readers of his book have rather a narrow range of reader responses to George Eliot presented to them.
This weekend is the George Eliot Fellowship's (GEF) annual wreath-laying event at the George Eliot memorial.