About the Book: Middlemarch
'People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbours.'
An epic study of provincial life at a time when England as facing rapid industrialization and increa read more
About the Book: The Mill on the Floss
'If life had no love in it, what else was there for Maggie?'
Maggie Tulliver worships her brother Tom and is desperate to win the approval of her parents at Dorlcote Mill, but her pa read more
About the Book: Daniel Deronda
'What can I do? ... I must get up in the morning and do what every one else does. It is all like a dance set beforehand. I seem to see all that can be - and I am tired and sick of it. And the world is read more
The best-known and most autobiographical of George Eliot's novels is now available as a Norton Critical Edition.The text of The Mill on the Floss, that of the 1862 third edition for which Eliot made her last revisions, h read more
Introduction by E. S. Shaffer
1. The context of read more
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