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A preface to George Eliot

Author: John Arthur Purkis
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1985.
Series: Preface books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical introduction to the life, thought, and art of the English Victorian novelist George Eliot in which the author shows how the contrary impulses within Eliot - the progressive and the reactionary, the realistic and the imaginative - remained imperfectly resolved throughout her life and contributed very largely to the richness of her writing.
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Genre/Form: History
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Purkis, John Arthur, 1933-
Preface to George Eliot.
London ; New York : Longman, 1985
(OCoLC)558937250
Online version:
Purkis, John Arthur, 1933-
Preface to George Eliot.
London ; New York : Longman, 1985
(OCoLC)631670983
Named Person: George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Arthur Purkis
ISBN: 0582352789 0582352770 9780582352773 9780582352780
OCLC Number: 13120919
Notes: "Harriet's book"--Title page verso.
Includes indexes.
Description: x, 197 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Title: Preface books.
Responsibility: John Purkis.

Abstract:

A critical introduction to the life, thought, and art of the English Victorian novelist George Eliot in which the author shows how the contrary impulses within Eliot - the progressive and the reactionary, the realistic and the imaginative - remained imperfectly resolved throughout her life and contributed very largely to the richness of her writing.

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