Middlemarch a Study of Provincial Life, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)




      Middlemarch a Study of Provincial Life, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Middlemarch a Study of Provincial Life, Vol 4Have you seen much of your scientific phoenix, Lydgate, lately Said Mr Toller at one of his Christmas dinner parties, speaking to Mr Fare brother on his right hand.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Read Middlemarch a Study of Provincial Life, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint) – heartforum.co.uk

Mary Ann Evans, known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era She was born in 1819 at a farmstead in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, where her father was estate manager Mary Ann, the youngest child and a favorite of her father s, received a good education for a young woman of her day Influenced by a favorite governess, she became a religious evangelical as an adolescent Her first published work was a religious poem Through a family friend, she was exposed to Charles Hennell s An Inquiry into the Origins of Christianity Unable to believe, she conscientiously gave up religion and stopped attending church Her father shunned her, sending the broken hearted young dependent to live with a sister until she promised to reexamine her feelings Her intellectual views did not, however, change She translated Das Leben Jesu , a monumental task, without signing her name to the 1846 work After her father s death in 1849, Mary Ann traveled, then accepted an unpaid position with The Westminster Review Despite a heavy workload, she translated The Essence of Christianity , the only book ever published under her real name That year, the shy, respectable writer scandalized British society by sending notices to friends announcing she had entered a free union with George Henry Lewes, editor of The Leader, who was unable to divorce his first wife They lived harmoniously together for the next 24 years, but suffered social ostracism and financial hardship She became salaried and began writing essays and reviews for The Westminster Review Renaming herself Marian in private life and adopting the penname George Eliot, she began her impressive fiction career, including Adam Bede 1859 , The Mill on the Floss 1860 , Silas Marner 1861 , Romola 1863 , and Middlemarch 1871 Themes included her humanist vision and strong heroines Her poem, O May I Join the Choir Invisible expressed her views about non supernatural immortality O may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence D 1880.Her 1872 work Middlemarch has been described by Martin Amis and Julian Barnes as the greatest novel in the English language.More

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  • Middlemarch a Study of Provincial Life, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)
  • George Eliot
  • 27 July 2017
  • 0428837840

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