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George Eliot: A Life #2020

George Eliot A Life There were other women writers in the th century but Eliot alone left the family circle to follow her own devices at a time when unmarried women generally kept house for others What is she moved

  • Title: George Eliot: A Life
  • Author: Rosemary Ashton
  • ISBN: 9780140242911
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Paperback
  • George Eliot: A Life By Rosemary Ashton, There were other women writers in the 19th century, but Eliot alone left the family circle to follow her own devices at a time when unmarried women generally kept house for others What is , she moved in unconventional and Bohemian circles Her long and loving relationship with the previously married G H Lewes scandalized even her closest friends She was generally aThere were other women writers in the 19th century, but Eliot alone left the family circle to follow her own devices at a time when unmarried women generally kept house for others What is , she moved in unconventional and Bohemian circles Her long and loving relationship with the previously married G H Lewes scandalized even her closest friends She was generally admired but shunned socially, except by the boldest radicals and feminists Rosemary Ashton examines Adam Bede, Silas Marner, The Mill on the Floss, Felix Holt and the unsurpassed Middlemarch, which all explore the tension between the urge to conform and the imperatives of both the heart and the mind a paradox which is reflected in George Eliot s life This magnificent biography is a detailed examination of the life and the writing of George Eliot Rosemary Ashton illuminates our understanding of both and reveals the choices and originality of a most remarkable woman.

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    1. As a big George Eliot fan, I enjoyed this biography Eliot seems to have found the perfect life partner, with whom she blossomed as a thinker and a writer I also enjoyed reading about her publisher and about the social turmoil of the times Eliot and Lewes seem to have known everyone important in Victorian times

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