Archiv der Kategorie: Classics of Fiction (English)

Daniel Deronda

Daniel Deronda – George Eliot We recognize George Eliot’s distinctive excellences all through: we never detect a flat or trivial mood of mind: if anything, the style is more weighty and piquant than ever, we may even say loaded with … Weiterlesen

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Silas Marner

Silas Marner – George Eliot ‘Silas Marner’ is definitely one of the authoress’s most beautiful stories, the most poetical of them all—the tale of Silas Marner, who deems himself deserted and rejected utterly of God and man and to whom, … Weiterlesen

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Middlemarch

Middlemarch – George Eliot To many critics Middlemarch is the greatest novel George Eliot ever wrote. Its scope, its variety, its maturity and insight, are indubitable. Yet to others it lacks something of the charm and spontaneity of the author’s … Weiterlesen

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Romola

Romola – George Eliot Romola, one of the best-known novels by George Eliot (C. P. P.), was originally published in 1863. The scene is in Florence, Italy, at the end of the fifteenth century. Roinola, the heroine, a daughter of … Weiterlesen

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The Essays of George Eliot

The Essays of George Eliot – George Eliot George Eliot prepared for the press a few essays which she had written before she became famous. These essays she left, with the injunction that no fugitive writings of hers prior to … Weiterlesen

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Scenes of Clerical Life

Scenes of Clerical Life – George Eliot The first of the three stories, ‘The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton,’ is the slightest and simplest. Mr. Barton, a curate, with an income of eighty pounds a-year, with an angelic … Weiterlesen

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The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss – George Eliot In the ‘Mill on the Floss’ the persons on whom the chief interest is supposed to depend are Tom and Maggie Tulliver, the children of a rough, honest, hot-tempered, obstinate, litigious miller. … Weiterlesen

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The Lifted Veil

The Lifted Veil – George Eliot ‚The Lifted Veil’ was George Eliot’s trip into the fantastic and horror fiction of the Victorian era. The novella, originally written in 1859, is all about extrasensory perception, the essence of physical life, possible … Weiterlesen

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Adam Bede

Adam Bede – George Eliot Adam is a young carpenter, who loves Hetty Sorrell, a pretty dairymaid, but finally marries Dinah Morris, a factory girl who becomes a Methodist preacher. Lisbeth Bede and Seth Bede are Adam’s mother and brother. … Weiterlesen

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George Eliot; A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy

George Eliot; A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings & Philosophy – George Willis Cooke A whole generation, on either side of the Atlantic, used to fall sobbing at the name of Little Nell, which will hardly bring tears to … Weiterlesen

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