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Eliot, George 1819-1880

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Works: 4,224 works in 17,641 publications in 33 languages and 331,028 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Didactic fiction  Love stories  Diaries 
Subject Headings: Novelists, English 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Honoree, Lyricist, Creator, Recipient, Other, Illustrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ3.E43, 823.8
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Most widely held works by George Eliot
Silas Marner by George Eliot( Book )
1,061 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 12,370 libraries worldwide
A miser finds redemption through caring for and abandoned child
Adam Bede by George Eliot( Book )
1,016 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 9,693 libraries worldwide
The stern and highminded hero, Adam Bede, loves the vain and selfish Hetty Sorrel, but their happiness is ruined when Hetty is seduced by a young squire. Adam eventually finds a more worthy object of his love in Dinah Morris, a Methodist preacher
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Book )
616 editions published between 1871 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 9,323 libraries worldwide
Middlemarch first published in 8 parts, 1871-1872
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Book )
661 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 6,284 libraries worldwide
Deronda, a high-minded young man searching for his path in life, finds himself drawn by a series of dramatic encounters into two contrasting worlds: the English country-house life of Gwendolen Harleth, a high-spirited beauty trapped in an oppressive marriage, and the very different lives of a poor Jewish girl, Mirah, and her family. As Deronda uncovers the long-hidden secret of his own parentage, Eliot's moving and suspenseful narrative opens up a world of Jewish experience previously unknown to the Victorian novel
Romola by George Eliot( Book )
568 editions published between 1860 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,927 libraries worldwide
Ramola always occupied a special place in George Eliot's own affections, Looking back at the end of her career she remarked 'I felt some wonder that anyone should think I had written anything better'. The copy text for the Clarendon edition is the serialization in the Cornhill Magazine (July 1862-August 1863), emended to incorporate authorial revisions in the first edition in book form (1863), the Illustrated edition (1865), and the setting copy and proofs of the Cabinet edition (1877-8). A number of manuscript readings are also restored, where it seems likely that the Cornhill compositor misread the handwriting. Changes and deletions in the manuscript are recorded in the apparatus, along with rejected variants from post-Cornhill printings. Drawings on George Eliot's unpublished journals and notebooks, the introduction gives a comprehensive account of the genesis, composition, and publishing history of the novel: her two visits to Florence; her prodigious preparatory research before she began writing; her negotiations with the publisher George Smith, who offered her the astonishing sum of 10,000 pounds for the book; her correspondence with Frederic Leighton, who illustrated the novel for the Cornhill; and the persistent ill-health and depression that afflicted her throughout the period of composition. Since its first appearance, Romola has perplexed many of George Eliot's admirers by the range and density of its historical references. Here, in a series of unusually extensive notes, the sources of these allusion are traced and their significance explained. The result is to re-establish the novel as one of the very greatest of her artistic accomplishments - in Henry James's words, 'on the whole the finest thing she wrote'
The mill on the Floss by George Eliot( Book )
348 editions published between 1850 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4,513 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Dorlcote Mill and of the Tulliver family who own, lose, and regain it again
Felix Holt, the radical by George Eliot( Book )
490 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,026 libraries worldwide
When the young nobleman Harold Transome returns to England from the colonies with a self-made fortune, he scandalizes the town of Treby Magna with his decision to stand for Parliament as a Radical. But, after the idealistic Felix Holt also returns to the town, the difference between Harold's opportunistic values and Holt's profound beliefs becomes apparent. Forthright, brusque and driven by a firm desire to educate the working-class, Felix is at first viewed with suspicion by many, including the elegant but vain Esther Lyon, the daughter of the local clergyman. As she discovers, however, his blunt words conceal both passion and deep integrity. Soon the romantic and over-refined Esther finds herself overwhelmed by a heart-wrenching decision: whether to choose the wealthy Transome as a husband, or the impoverished but honest Felix Holt
Silas Marner : the Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( Book )
350 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,769 libraries worldwide
A gentle linen weaver in a small English town is wrongly accused of a theft goes into seclusion and finds redemption in his unselfish love for an abandoned child who mysteriously appears at his cottage
Scenes of clerical life by George Eliot( Book )
463 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,613 libraries worldwide
"'Many men write well and tell a story well, but few possess the art of giving individuality to their characters so happily and easily as you ... '" "Thus wrote the publisher John Blackwood in February 1857 to a shy and ambitious new author, whom he had not yet met, George Eliot. Shielded by this pseudonym, Mary Ann Evans made her fictional debut when Scenes of Clerical Life appeared in Blackwood's Magazine the same year. These stories contain Eliot's earliest studies of what became enduring themes in her great novels: the impact of religious controversy and social change in provincial life, and the power of love to transform the lives of individual men and women."--Jacket
The mill on the floss by George Eliot( Book )
148 editions published between 1860 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,215 libraries worldwide
Tells of the joys and sorrows of Maggie, her quarrels with Tom and her father's sympathy for his "little wench."
Silas Marner by George Eliot( Sound Recording )
133 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,773 libraries worldwide
Embittered by his past, miserly Marner retreats into a lonely life with his hoarded gold, then fate steals his riches and leaves instead a golden-haired child. The secret of the girls's past and who stole the gold are at the heart of this classic
Middlemarch : a study of provincial life by George Eliot( Book )
308 editions published between 1860 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,789 libraries worldwide
"George Eliot's Middlemarch (1871-72) is one of the classic novels of English literature and was admired by Virginia Woolf as "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people." The complex main plot and many subplots revolve around Dorothea Brooke, an ardent young woman, and her relationship to three men: Casaubon, a clergyman and scholar twice her age; Lydgate, an ambitious young doctor who shares Dorothea's enthusiasm for reform but whose flaws compromise his ambitions; and Will Ladislaw, a young man of mysterious origins, romantic temperament, and artistic inclinations. A female Bildungsroman and a study of character and society in the realistic mode pioneered by Balzac, Middlemarch is also an historical novel that offers a panorama of English society in an era of social reform and political agitation." "This Broadview edition includes a critical introduction and a rich selection of contextual materials, including contemporary reviews of the novel, other writings by George Eliot (essays, reviews, and criticism), and historical documents pertaining to medical reform, religious freedom, and the advent of the railroads."--Jacket
Middlemarch : a study of provincial life by George Eliot( Book )
124 editions published between 1866 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,757 libraries worldwide
In nineteenth-century England, Dorthea Brooke's wishes to defy social conventions are inhibited by the strict nature of her surroundings
Essays of George Eliot by George Eliot( Book )
25 editions published between 1883 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot( Book )
114 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
Impressions of Theophrastus Such, published in 1879, marks the end of George Eliot's career and the end of her life with George Henry Lewes. In many ways this fable is a final testimony to her brilliance, and yet it is puzzling that it has traditionally been judged as inferior to her other works. It remains, on the contrary, a significant reflection of her earlier works and an experiment apart from them. As Nancy Henry points out in her comprehensive introduction, this book goes beyond even Daniel Deronda in positing the role of collective memory in the future of national cultures and the power of literary texts in creating and preserving both. It is a complex and deeply intelligent synthesis of Eliot's previous great works as well as an interesting departure from them. It signals the culmination of her development as a writer of organic form and the beginning of what could be termed an early modernist experimentation through fragmentation of form. In eight dexterous chapters, Theophrastus reflects on the habits of his contemporaries - on their tendency to romanticize past ages, the ruthless nature of scholarly debate, the mocking of traditionally revered works of the absurdity of decadence in art, and the justification for Jewish and other modern nationalisms. As the character of Theophrastus emerges and coheres, the mature and accomplished George Eliot asks what has become of nineteenth-century English culture while speculating on how it might adapt and survive
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Sound Recording )
79 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
A sensitive young woman marries a bitter, despotic scholar 30 years her senior, who lives just long enough to blight her spirit. She inherits his fortune, only to learn she will forfeit it if she marries her husband's young cousin. When Dorthea tries to find happiness without Ladislaw, the intricate plots, subplots and character portraits lead to a satisfying conclusion in this masterpiece of 19th-century morals and social issues
The best-known novels of George Eliot by George Eliot( Book )
20 editions published between 1900 and 1960 in English and held by 1,177 libraries worldwide
Trae las siguientes novelas: Adam Bede; the mill on the floss; silas marner; Romola
Middlemarch : an authoritative text, backgrounds, reviews and criticism by George Eliot( Book )
17 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Related essays, journals, and letters accompany the story of the loosely entwined lives of Dorothea Brooke, Dr. Lydgate, and the Vincy family in a middle-class town
The lifted veil ; Brother Jacob by George Eliot( Book )
12 editions published between 1878 and 2010 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
George Eliot : her mind and her art by Joan Bennett( Book )
2 editions published between 1948 and 1962 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Corc Eliot
Cross, Marian 1819-1880
Cross, Marian Evans
Cross, Marian Evans 1819-1880
Cross, Mary Ann
Cross, Mary Ann 1819-1880
Cross, Mary Ann Evans.
Cross, Mary Ann Evans 1819-1880
Cross, Mary Anne 1819-1880
Džordž Eliot
Džordžas Eliotas
Džordžs Eljots angļu rakstniece, žurnāliste, tulkotāja
Ėliot, Dzhordzh 1819-1880
Eliot, Džordž
Ėliot, Džordž 1819-1880
Eliot, G. 1819-1880
Eliot, Georg 1819-1880
Eliot, George
Eliot, George 1819-1880 pseud., i.e. Marian Evans, afterwards Cross
Eliot, George pseud
Eliot, George, pseud., i.e. Marian Evans, afterwards Cross, 1819-1880
Eliot, Jerzy.
Eliot, Jorge 1819-1880
Eliot, Mary Ann Evans 1819-1880 dite George
Eliot, Mary Ann Evans, dite George, 1819-1880
Eliyaṭ, Jārj 1819-1880
Elliot, George 1819-1880
Elliŏtʻū, Choji 1819-1880
Evans Cross, Mary Ann.
Evans Cross, Mary Ann 1819-1880
Evans Lewes Cross, Mary Ann 1819-1880
Evans, M.A.
Evans, Marian.
Evans, Marian 1819-1880
Evans, Marian wirklicher Name von George Eliot 1819-1880
Evans, Mary A. 1819-1880
Evans, Mary Ann
Evans, Mary Ann, 1819-1880
Evans, Mary Ann wirklicher Name von George Eliot 1819-1880
Evans, Mary Anne 1819-1880
George Eliot Brits auteur
George Eliot englische Schriftstellerin
George Eliot scrittrice britannica
George Eliot skieuse alpine autrichienne
Iliyaṭa, Jārja 1819-1880
Ilyūt, Ǧūrǧ 1819-1880
Lewes Cross, Mary Ann Evans 1819-1880
Lewes, M. E. 1819-1880
Lewes, M. E. (Marian Evans), 1819-1880
Lewes, Marian 1819-1880
Lewes, Marian Evans 1819-1880
Mary Ann Evans
Mary Ann Evans, 1819-1880
Έλιοτ, Τζορτζ 1819-1880
Τζορτζ Έλιοτ Άγγλος λογοτέχνης, δημοσιογράφος και μεταφραστής
Джордж Елиът
Джордж Еліот
Джордж Элиот английская писательница
Джордж Эліёт
Джордж Эліят
Мери Ен Еванс
Эванс М. Э. 1819-1880
Эванс М.Э. 1819-1890
Эванс, Мэри Энн 1819-1880
Элиот, Джордж 1819-1880
Элиот, Джорж 1819-1880
Џорџ Елиот
Ջորջ Էլիոթ
אוואנס, מרי אן
אוואנס, מריאן
אונס, מאריאן
אונס, מרי אן
איבנס, מרי אן
איבנס, מרי נ
אליוט, ג׳ַַורג׳
אליוט, ג׳ורג׳ 1819־1880
אליוט, ג׳ורג׳ 1880־1819
אליוט, ג'ורג' 1819-1880
ג'ורג' אליוט
עליאט, ג'ורג' 1819-1880
עליאט, דזשארדזש
עליאט, דזשארדזש 1819־1880
עליוט ג׳יארג׳ 1819־1880
עליוט, ג׳רארג׳ 1819־1880
עליוט, גי׳ארג׳ 1819־1880
עליוט, ג'יארג'
קרוס, מרי אן
جورج إليوت
جورج اليوت، 1819-1880
جورج الیوت مترجم، نویسنده، و فیلسوف بریتانیایی
جۆرج ئێلیۆت
जॉर्ज इलियट
জর্জ ইলিয়ট
ਜਾਰਜ ਐਲੀਅਟ
ಜಾರ್ಜ್ ಈಲಿಯಟ್
ജോർജ്ജ് ഇലിയറ്റ്
จอร์จ อีเลียต
에반스, 마리안 1819-1880
에번스, 메리 앤 1819-1880
엘리어트, 조오지 1819-1880
엘리어트, 조지 1819-1880
엘리어트, 죠지 1819-1880
엘리엇, G. 1819-1880
엘리엇, 조지 1819-1880
엘리옷, 죠지 1819-1880
조지 엘리엇
エリオット, G
エリオット, ジョージ
ジョージ・エリオット
乔治·艾略特
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