George Eliot: Her Life and Works Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

George Eliot: Her Life and Works
A review of the life and literary works of George Eliot, the English novelist.
# 35436 | 2,400 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 03, 2003 in English (Narrative) , English (General)


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This paper discusses the life of George Eliot, English Victorian novelist who developed the method of psychological analysis characteristic of modern fiction. The paper looks at her main works that include "Adam Bede", "The Mill on the Floss", "Silas Marner", "Middlemarch" and "Daniel Deronda". The paper specifically provides a review of "Middlemarch" and explores the status and role of women in Victorian society.

Outline:
Review of Middlemarch
Women in Victorian Society

From the Paper:

"Eliot, George (1819-1880), pseudonym of MARY ANN OR MARIAN EVANS, English novelist, whose books, with their profound feeling and accurate portrayals of simple lives, give her a place in the first rank of 19th-century English writers. Her fame was international, and her work greatly influenced the development of French naturalism. George Eliot, English Victorian novelist who developed the method of psychological analysis characteristic of modern fiction. Her major works include Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Middlemarch (1871-72), and Daniel Deronda (1876) (Nina Auerbach, 1982).
"She went as a boarder to Mrs. Wallington's School at Nuneaton (1828-32), where she came under the influence of Maria Lewis, the principal governess, who inculcated a strong evangelical piety in the young girl. At her last school (1832-35), conducted by the daughters of the Baptist minister at Coventry, her religious ardour increased. She dressed severely and engaged earnestly in good works. The school gave her a reading knowledge of French and Italian, and, after her mother's death had compelled her to return home to keep house for her father, he let her have lessons in Latin and German. In 1841 she moved with her father to Coventry."

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