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Eliot, George 1819-1880

Overview
Works: 5,613 works in 18,627 publications in 31 languages and 341,416 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Biography  Controversial literature  Political fiction  Didactic fiction  Romance fiction 
Subject Headings: Novelists, English 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Other, Creator, Recipient, Lyricist, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ3.E43, 823.8
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Silas Marner by George Eliot( Book )

1,334 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 24 languages and held by 15,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser finds redemption through caring for an abandoned child
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Book )

713 editions published between 1870 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 11,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth-century England, Dorthea Brooke's wishes to defy social conventions are inhibited by the strict nature of her surroundings
Adam Bede by George Eliot( Book )

928 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 9,679 WorldCat member 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
Romola by George Eliot( Book )

584 editions published between 1862 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 5,583 WorldCat member 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 Drawings on George Eliot's unpublished journals and notebooks, the introduction gives a comprehensive account of the genesis, composition, and publishing history of the novel: her two visits to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'
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Book )

460 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 5,419 WorldCat member 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
The mill on the Floss by George Eliot( Book )

339 editions published between 1850 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 4,501 WorldCat member 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 )

369 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,478 WorldCat member 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
The mill on the floss by George Eliot( Book )

150 editions published between 1860 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,180 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

132 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,748 WorldCat member 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
Scenes of clerical life by George Eliot( Book )

236 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,108 WorldCat member 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
Middlemarch : an authoritative text, backgrounds, reviews and criticism by George Eliot( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,546 WorldCat member 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
Essays of George Eliot by George Eliot( Book )

31 editions published between 1883 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection contains every essay written in George Eliot's career, including some rare works like The Influence of Rationalism
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Recording )

82 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,385 WorldCat member 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
Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot( Book )

112 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered the most experimental work of her career, George Eliot published Impressions of Theophrastus Such just two short years before her death. Narrating the thoughts of a fictional scholar, Theophrastus Such, the work touches on subjects like religion and philosophy
The best-known novels of George Eliot by George Eliot( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 1940 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trae las siguientes novelas: Adam Bede; the mill on the floss; silas marner; Romola
The mill on the floss by George Eliot( Recording )

105 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in nineteenth-century England, this great novel of domestic realism sympathetically portrays a young woman's vain efforts to adapt to her provincial world. Maggie Tulliver, whose father owns a mill perched on the banks of the River Floss, is intelligent and imaginative beyond the understanding of her community, her relatives, and particularly her brother Tom. Despite their opposite temperaments, Maggie and Tom are united by a strong bond. But this bond suffers when Tom's sense of family honor leads him to forbid her to associate with the one friend who appreciates her intelligence and imagination. Later, when Maggie falls in love with the handsome and passionate fiance of her cousin and is caught in a compromising situation, she fears her relationship with Tom may never recover
The lifted veil by George Eliot( Book )

52 editions published between 1878 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latimer, a sensitive and intellectual man, finds he has clairvoyant powers, and, when he meets Bertha Grant, he refuses to heed the warning visions
The lifted veil ; Brother Jacob by George Eliot( Book )

27 editions published between 1878 and 2011 in English and German and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lifted Veil (1859) is now one of the most widely read and critically discussed of Eliot's works. - ;'She had believed that my wild poet's passion for her would make me her slave; and that, being her slave, I should execute her will in all things.' The Lifted Veil was first published in Blackwood's Magazine in 1859. A dark fantasy woven from contemporary scientific interest in the physiology of the brain, mesmerism, phrenology and experiments in revification it is Eliot's anatomy of her own moral philsophy - the ideal of imaginative sympathy or the ability to see into others' minds and emotions. Narrated by an egoccentric, morbid young clairvoyant man whose fascination for Bertha Grant lies partly in her obliquity, the story also explores fiction's ability to offer insight into the self, as well as being a remarkable portrait of a misdeveloped artist whose visionary powers merely blight his life. The Lifted Veil is now one of the most widely read and critically discussed of Eliot's works. Published as a companion piece to The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob is by contrast Eliot's literary homage to Thackeray, a satirical modern fable that draws telling parallels between eating and reading. Yet both stories reveal Eliot's deep engagement with the question of whether there are 'necessary truths' independent of our perception of them and the boundaries of art and the self. Helen Small's introduction casts new light on works which fully deserve to be read alongside Eliot's novels
The essence of Christianity by Ludwig Feuerbach( Book )

42 editions published between 1843 and 2012 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To start her literary career, George Eliot began translating German theological texts into English. Having learned German during her time in Switzerland, the texts were seen as wonderfully accurate translations and gained her some early recognition as a scholar
George Eliot and her world by Marghanita Laski( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Middlemarch : an authoritative text, backgrounds, reviews and criticism
Alternative Names
Ai'etuo, 1819-1880

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, Marie Anne 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 Anna 1819-1880

Evans, Mary Anne 1819-1880

George Eliot Brits auteur

George Eliot englische Schriftstellerin

George Eliot romancière britannique

George Eliot scrittrice britannica

George Eliot skieuse alpine autrichienne

Iliyaṭa, Jārja 1819-1880

Ilyūt, Ǧūrǧ 1819-1880

Jārja Iliyaṭa

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

ג'ורג' אליוט סופרת בריטית

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

جارج ايليٽ

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

爱略特, 乔治

愛略脫, 1819-1880

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