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Middlemarch

Author: George Eliot; Rosemary Ashton
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2011.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community. Peopling its landscape are Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search for intellectual fulfillment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar Casaubon; the charming but tactless Dr Lydgate, whose marriage to the spendthrift beauty Rosamund and pioneering medical methods threaten to undermine his career; and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Eliot; Rosemary Ashton
ISBN: 9780141196893 0141196890 9780679405672 0679405674
OCLC Number: 703547303
Description: xxiv, 852 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Book 1. Miss Brooke --
Book 2. Old and young --
Book 3. Waiting for death --
Book 4. Three love problems --
Book 5. The dead hand --
Book 6. The widow and the wife --
Book 7. Two temptations --
Book 8. Sunset and sunrise.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Middlemarch :
Responsibility: George Eliot ; edited with an introduction and notes by Rosemary Ashton.

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George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community. Peopling its landscape are Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search  Read more...

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"No Victorian novel approaches Middlemarch in its width of reference, its intellectual power, or the imperturbable spaciousness of its narrative."--V. S. Pritchett

 
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