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George Eliot : a critic's biography

Author: Barbara Hardy
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2006.
Series: Writers' lives (Continuum (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Not for publication: ''promises to present the distilled understanding and insight of Professor Hardy''s lifetime engagement with George Eliot ... strengths lie in the sensitive close reading that distinguishes Barbara Hardy''s criticism and in the fascinating links and echoes between life and fiction that her comprehensive knowledge of the novelist''s writing enables her to find ... the proposed book would be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hardy, Barbara Nathan.
George Eliot.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2006
(DLC) 2007296523
(OCoLC)76941687
Named Person: George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Hardy
ISBN: 9781441148131 1441148132
OCLC Number: 730517927
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 170 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: An outline of George Eliot's life and writings --
Scenes of family life --
Home, travel and a need for foreignness --
Three or four love stories --
Acquaintances and friends --
Illness and death --
Objects, words and metaphors.
Series Title: Writers' lives (Continuum (Firm))
Responsibility: Barbara Hardy.

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George Eliot (1819-1880) was one of the leading writers of the Victorian period and one of Britain's great novelists. This biography offers insights into Eliot's life and work focusing on the themes,  Read more...

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