Woman of Contradictions: The Life of George Eliot

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Morrow, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 255 pages
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In Victorian England, Mary Ann Evans was everything she wasn't supposed to be. Writing under the name of George Eliot, Evans rapidly ascended into London's highest literary circles--and into infamous romantic involvements. 32 photographs.

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With two major biographies of George Eliot already available (J.W. Cross's intimate George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters and Journals and Gordon S. Haight's standard George Eliot: A Biography ... Read full review

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A Proud Race I
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The Long Sad Years of Youth 18191836
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Neither Use Nor Ornament 18361841
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