George Eliot

George Eliot

The Last Victorian

Book - 1999
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A peripatetic scholar of 19th-century English literature and history, Hughes focuses more fully on Eliot's (1819-80) private life than other recent biographers. She details the scandal that cast her into social exile until her literary successes established her at the heart of the London literary elite. She finds her to have been by turns ambitious and insecure, cerebral and earthy, provocative and conservative. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1999.
ISBN: 9780374161385
0374161380
Branch Call Number: 921 Eli
Characteristics: xiii, 383 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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