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The Cambridge introduction to George Eliot / Nancy Henry.

By: Henry, Nancy, 1965-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge introductions to literaturePublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008Description: xi, 129 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780521854627; 9780521670975 (pbk.)Other title: George EliotSubject(s): Eliot, George, 1819-1880 -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 823.8 LOC classification: PR4688 | .H46 2008Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only Dissertation note: As the author of The Mill on the Floss and Middlemarch, George Eliot was one of the most admired novelists of the Victorian period, and she remains a central figure in the literary canon today. She was the first woman to take on the kind of political and philosophical fiction that had previously been a male preserve, combining rigorous intellectual ideas with a sensitive understanding of human relationships and making her one of the most important writers of the nineteenth century.
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As the author of The Mill on the Floss and Middlemarch, George Eliot was one of the most admired novelists of the Victorian period, and she remains a central figure in the literary canon today. She was the first woman to take on the kind of political and philosophical fiction that had previously been a male preserve, combining rigorous intellectual ideas with a sensitive understanding of human relationships and making her one of the most important writers of the nineteenth century.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-122) and index.

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