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A woman of contradictions : the life of George Eliot

Author: Ina Taylor
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Pulls the facts of George Eliot's life from the fictions of her enduring image. Based on primary sources, this biography presents much new information, including letters and journals. Taylor explores the influences that shaped Eliot's life and work.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Ina.
Woman of contradictions.
New York : Morrow, ©1989
(OCoLC)551371781
Named Person: George Eliot; George Eliot
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ina Taylor
ISBN: 0688094058 9780688094058
OCLC Number: 20220858
Description: xv, 255 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What's new about George Eliot? --
A proud race --
The long sad years of youth, 1819-1836 --
Neither use nor ornament, 1836-1841 --
You excommunicate me, 1841-1843 --
Rosehill and the inhabitants of that paradise, 1842-1849 --
His inspiration has so quickened my faculties, 1842-1849 --
Metamorphosis, 1849-1850 --
The wicked Westminster, 1851 --
The man question, 1852-1853 --
I am a heathen and an outlaw, 1853-1854 --
An infamous seduction, 1854-1855 --
A new era of my life, 1855-1857 --
I certainly care a good deal for the money, 1858-1863 --
Changing the image, 1863-1869 --
Honour and homage, 1870-1878 --
I am now determined to live as bravely as I can, 1878-1880 --
Epilogue --
Appendices. A recently discovered manuscript for an episode in The Mill on the Floss --
George Eliot's published works (apart from her journalism).
Responsibility: Ina Taylor.

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Pulls the facts of George Eliot's life from the fictions of her enduring image. Based on primary sources, this biography presents much new information, including letters and journals. Taylor explores the influences that shaped Eliot's life and work.

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