Middlemarch

Among her characters are some of the most remarkable portraits in English literature: Dorothea Brooke, the heroine, idealistic but naive; Rosamund Vincy, beautiful and egoistic; Edward Casaubon, the dry-as-dust scholar; Tertius Lydgate, the ...

Author: George Eliot

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781853262371

Category: Fiction

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In nineteenth-century England, Dorthea Brooke's wishes to defy social conventions are inhibited by the strict nature of her surroundings.

Middlemarch

Writing at the very moment when the foundations of Western thought were being challenged and undermined, George Eliot fashions in Middlemarch (1871-2) the quintessential Victorian novel, a concept of life and society free from the dogma of ...

Author: George Eliot

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0192825070

Category: City and town life

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Writing at the very moment when the foundations of Western thought were being challenged and undermined, George Eliot fashions in Middlemarch (1871-2), the quintessential Victorian novel, a concept of life and society free of the dogma of the past yet able to confront the scepticism that was taking over the age. In a panoramic sweep of English life during the years leading up to the First Reform Bill of 1832, Eliot explores nearly every subject of concern to modern life: art, religion, science, politics, self, society, human relationships. Among her characters are some of the most remarkable portraits in English literature: Dorothea Brooke, the heroine, idealistic but naive; Rosamond Vincy, beautiful and egoistic; Edward Casaubon, the dry-as-dust scholar; Tertius Lydgate, the brilliant but morally flawed physician; the passionate artist, Will Ladislaw; and Fred Vincy and Mary Garth, the childhood sweethearts whose charming courtship is one of the many humorous elements in the novel's rich comic vein. Felicia Bonaparte has provided a new introduction to this updated edition, the text of which is taken from the Clarendon critical edition.

Eliot Middlemarch

Paying much attention to the novel's intellectual and social context, this comprehensive introduction appraises it within nineteenth-century traditions of the novel in England and Europe and emphasizes the "Woman Question."

Author: Karen Chase

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521359153

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 99

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Paying much attention to the novel's intellectual and social context, this comprehensive introduction appraises it within nineteenth-century traditions of the novel in England and Europe and emphasizes the "Woman Question."


Middlemarch a Study of Provincial Life

Not more than in Middlemarch , ” said Rosamond . “ And at least you go through
wide corridors and have the scent of rose - leaves everywhere . " “ That is true ,
Mademoiselle de Montmorenci , " said Lydgate , just bending his head to the
table ...

Author: George Eliot

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Middlemarch 1871 by George Eliot

The novel is set in the fictitious Midlands town of Middlemarch during 1829-32, and follows several distinct, intersecting stories with a large cast of characters.

Author: George Eliot

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781790601486

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Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life is a novel by the English author George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans), first published in eight instalments (volumes) in 1871-72. The novel is set in the fictitious Midlands town of Middlemarch during 1829-32, and follows several distinct, intersecting stories with a large cast of characters. Issues include the status of women, the nature of marriage, idealism, self-interest, religion, hypocrisy, political reform, and education. Despite comic elements, Middlemarch is a work of realism encompassing historical events: the 1832 Reform Act, the beginnings of the railways, and the death of King George IV and succession of his brother, the Duke of Clarence (King William IV). It

George Eliot s Middlemarch

Spine title: Middlemarch. A collection of critical essays on Eliot's "Middlemarch" arranged in chronological order of publication.

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Chelsea House

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 166

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Spine title: Middlemarch. A collection of critical essays on Eliot's "Middlemarch" arranged in chronological order of publication.

Middlemarch

Casaubon’s obsession is a cautionary tale, but Adam Roberts nonetheless sees in him an invitation to take Eliot’s use of epigraphy and allusion seriously, and this book is an attempt to do just that.

Author: Adam Roberts

Publisher: Open Book Publishers

ISBN: 1800641613

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 160

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In Middlemarch, George Eliot draws a character passionately absorbed by abstruse allusion and obscure epigraphs. Casaubon’s obsession is a cautionary tale, but Adam Roberts nonetheless sees in him an invitation to take Eliot’s use of epigraphy and allusion seriously, and this book is an attempt to do just that. Roberts considers the epigraph as a mirror that refracts the meaning of a text, and that thus carries important resonances for the way Eliot’s novels generate their meanings. In this lively and provoking study, he tracks down those allusions and quotations that have hitherto gone unidentified by scholars, examining their relationship to the text in which they sit to unfurl a broader argument about the novel – both this novel, and the novel form itself. Middlemarch: Epigraphs and Mirrors is both a study of George Eliot and a meditation on the textuality of fiction. It is essential reading for specialists and students of George Eliot, the nineteenth century novel, and intertextuality. It will also richly reward anyone who has ever taken pleasure in Middlemarch.

Middlemarch Collins Classics

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Author: George Eliot

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007480555

Category: Fiction

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.

Middlemarch in the Twenty First Century

the scene: “A History of the Lights and Shadows: The Secret Motion of
Middlemarch,” Cambridge Quarterly 26 (1997), 1–18, p. 13. 28. I describe this
hatred and its implications at greater length in Paranoid Modernism: Literary
Experiment, ...

Author: Karen Chase

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198038016

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

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Middlemarch is the prime example of George Eliot's dictum that "interpretations are illimitable," and in this collection of new essays Middlemarch is re-examined as an open text responsive to gaps and fissures, and as resistant to authority as it is to other fixed notions of identity, idealism, and gender. What does the novel omit, and how do the omissions shape what is there? How shall we understand the materiality of the text? What problems does it pose to adaptation? The novel's plasticity becomes a basis for investigation into the multiple forms of expressiveness, and a consideration of how we might plot the patterns linguistically, ideologically, even cinematically. New spaces emerge within character, place, and narrative; what seemed absent or inaccessible assumes shape and definition; Middlemarch remains "Victorian" but it is a Victorianism understood through the dual perspectives of the 19th and 21st centuries. Scholars of George Eliot and students of Victorianism will be engaged by the wide-ranging scope of these essays, which nonetheless build on each other to form a coherent narrative of critical reflections. If there is something for everyone in Middlemarch, there is also something compelling about each of the essays in this collection.


George Eliot s Middlemarch

This book offers a "postmodern" reading of a characteristically "modern" text.

Author: Terence R. Wright

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Category: English fiction

Page: 111

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This book offers a "postmodern" reading of a characteristically "modern" text. Whereas previous readings of "Middlemarch" have emphasized its unity and coherence, Dr Wright notices its tensions and contradictions, bringing out the play of voices to be found in the narrative. He provides a double reading, alert both to Eliot's liberal humanist project and to the difficulties that project can be shown to entail. "Middlemarch", according to this reading, is a novel about interpretation, exploring ways in which we "read" each other and the world. It questions the construction of character, the meaning of history and the death of God. It also confronts the restricted role of women in a patriarchal society and the process of change - if and how reform can be achieved.

Middlemarch Unabridged

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Author: George Eliot

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8027246350

Category: Fiction

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This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life is centered on the lives of the residents of Middlemarch, a fictitious Midlands town, from 1829 onwards—the years preceding the 1832 Reform Act. The narrative is variably considered to consist of three or four plots of unequal emphasis: the life of Dorothea Brooke; the career of Tertius Lydgate; the courtship of Mary Garth by Fred Vincy; and the disgrace of Nicholas Bulstrode. Significant themes include the status of women, the nature of marriage, idealism, self-interest, religion, hypocrisy, political reform, and education.

Middlemarch Large Print

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Author: George Eliot

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ISBN: 9781722752354

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MiddlemarchA Study of Provincial Lifeby George EliotOften called the greatest nineteenth-century British novelist, George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans) created in Middlemarch a vast panorama of life in a provincial Midlands town. At the story's center stands the intellectual and idealistic Dorothea Brooke-a character who in many ways resembles Eliot herself. But the very qualities that set Dorothea apart from the materialistic, mean-spirited society around her also lead her into a disastrous marriage with a man she mistakes for her soul mate. In a parallel story, young doctor Tertius Lydgate, who is equally idealistic, falls in love with the pretty but vain and superficial Rosamund Vincy, whom he marries to his ruin. Eliot surrounds her main figures with a gallery of characters drawn from every social class, from laborers and shopkeepers to the rising middle class to members of the wealthy, landed gentry. Together they form an extraordinarily rich and precisely detailed portrait of English provincial life in the 1830s. But Dorothea's and Lydgate's struggles to retain their moral integrity in the midst of temptation and tragedy remind us that their world is very much like our own. Strikingly modern in its painful ironies and psychological insight, Middlemarch was pivotal in the shaping of twentieth-century literary realism.We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.


Middlemarch

Мэри Энн Эванс, творившая под псевдонимом, Джордж Элиот, вошла в историю как создательница и яркий представитель позднего ...

Author: Eliot G.

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5521054650

Category: Fiction

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Мэри Энн Эванс, творившая под псевдонимом, Джордж Элиот, вошла в историю как создательница и яркий представитель позднего викторианского. В романе «Мидлмарч» царит целое многообразие герое, сюжетных линий, жизненных перипетий. Неудачные браки и счастливые союзы, сомнительное обогащение и ревностная борьба за наследство, политические амбиции и честолюбивые интриги. Каждый персонаж найдёт свой отклик у читателя и не оставит его равнодушным. Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!

Middlemarch

The text of Middlemarch is that of the 1874 edition, the last corrected by the author.

Author: Bert G. Hornback

Publisher: Boston : Twayne Publishers

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 165

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The text of Middlemarch is that of the 1874 edition, the last corrected by the author.

The Works of George Eliot Middlemarch

They said the last unsuccessful candidate at Middlemarch — Giles , wasn ' t his
name ? spent ten thousand pounds and failed because he did not bribe enough .
What a bitter reflection for a man ! ” “ Somebody was saying , ” said the Rector ...

Author: George Eliot

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Middlemarch a study of provincial life by George Eliot

There were hardly any wives in Middlemarch whose matrimonial misfortunes
would in different ways be likely to call forth more of this moral activity than
Rosamond and her aunt Bulstrode. Mrs. Bulstrode was not an object of dislike,
and had ...

Author: Mary Ann Evans

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Middlemarch from Notebook to Novel

This is a study of George Eliot's composition of Middlemarch, how she wrote the novel based on her letters and journals, the notebook she kept while writing the novel, the Middlemarch manuscript, and the corrected proof of the first ...

Author: Jerome Beaty

Publisher: Praeger

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 134

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This is a study of George Eliot's composition of Middlemarch, how she wrote the novel based on her letters and journals, the notebook she kept while writing the novel, the Middlemarch manuscript, and the corrected proof of the first editions of the book.