The Real George Eliot

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The Real George Eliot revisits the life of the ground breaking nineteenth century novelist and focuses on the impact she had on her readers, including the biographer herself. Eliot was a writer who explored the nature of religion, the role of marriage in society, and the struggle that could emerge between a person's public and private persona. Her own private life was the cause of much speculation and notoriety.

Eliot chose to ignore most of the conventions of Victorian society in order to pursue her own happiness, and her relationship with George Henry Lewes scandalised many members of 'polite' society. Regardless of this, however, she overcame such prejudice and in later life enjoyed the company of some of the greatest thinkers and academics of the time, and this is a testament to her formidable intelligence. The fact that she is still so widely read today, is a sign of the longevity of her skills as a writer.
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Manufacturer/Publisher: Pen & Sword
Binding: Hardback
Author: Lisa Tippings
Date Published: April 2021
Pagination: 232p

SKU: 9781526754547