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George Eliot

Jedrezejewski

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ISBN : 9780415202497
Hardcover
184 pages
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As a woman in an illegal marriage, publishing under a male pseudonym, George Eliot was one of the most successful yet controversial writers of the Victorian period. Today she is considered a key figure for womens writing and her novels, includingMoreAs a woman in an illegal marriage, publishing under a male pseudonym, George Eliot was one of the most successful yet controversial writers of the Victorian period. Today she is considered a key figure for womens writing and her novels, including The Mill on the Floss and Middlemarch, are commonly ranked as literary classics. This guide to Eliots enduringly popular work offers: an accessible introduction to the contexts and many interpretations of Eliots texts, from publication to the present- an introduction to key critical texts and perspectives on Eliots life and work, situated in a broader critical history- cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism- suggestions for further reading. Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of George Eliot and seeking not only a guide to her works but also a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds them.