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Middlemarch, Second Edition (Norton Critical Editions)

by George Eliot

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBert G. Hornback (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages688
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7455461M
ISBN 100393974529
ISBN 109780393974522

  Middlemarch came out of two separate projects: one novel originally devoted to the arrival of an idealistic doctor in a small English town, and another, provisionally entitled Miss Brooke, about . This is a book you'll want to live in. I read it the way it was designed to be read upon publication: it originally came out as a "book" every two months. Readers had two months to read the equivalent of /5(49).

  Middlemarch displays George Eliot’s clear-eyed yet humane understanding of characters caught up in the mysterious unfolding of self-knowledge. This Penguin Classics edition uses the second . Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. MIDDLEMARCH (A .

This edition uses the text of the second edition of In her introduction, Rosemary Ashton, biographer of George Eliot, discusses themes of change in Middlemarch, and examines the novel as Book Edition: Revised Ed.   I read "Middlemarch" the second time on my first trip to Europe in , when I was I'd just graduated from college; it was the beginning of the women's movement.


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George Eliot's MIDDLEMARCH is a sympathetically told but cautionary tale of the dangers of impetuosity in young Second Edition book.

The story itself is often humorous, sentimental to a certain extent but not overly so, rich in diverse personalities, and moving at times, particularly in the second /5(24). Second Edition book A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot has been proclaimed by more than one writer as the greatest novel in the English language.

Virginia Woolf, in her assessment, called it "the 4/5(81). Middlemarch was immediately recognised as a work of genius, and secured Eliot's place high in the pantheon of English fiction.

The first one-volume edition was published inand sold. Middlemarch, novel by George Eliot, first published in eight parts in – It is considered to be Eliot’s masterpiece.

The realist work is a study of every class of society in the town of Middlemarch, but the. Middlemarch displays George Eliot’s clear-eyed yet humane understanding of characters caught up in the mysterious unfolding of self-knowledge.

This Penguin Classics edition uses the second edition of. Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life, George Eliot Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life is a novel by the English author George Eliot, first published in eight installments (volumes) during – The 4/5(K).

Middlemarch by Eliot, George published by A. Burt Company in 0. This illustrated (frontis) Hardcover book is in overall Fair/Acceptable condition for its age. A former library book re-bound in a library. Introduction and Notes by Doreen Roberts, Rutherford College, University of Kent at Canterbury.

Middlemarch is a complex tale of idealism, disillusion, profligacy, loyalty and frustrated love. This /5(). Rebecca Mead on George Eliot’s novel: “I have gone back to ‘Middlemarch’ every five years or so, my emotional response to it evolving at each revisiting.”.

Fred remains troubled by his debt. His creditor is Mr. Bambridge, a horse-dealer who often lends money to hedonistic young owes him £, and three months ago he renewed the debt with the. : MIDDLEMARCH: A Study of Provincial Life: In Two Volumes. Harper's Library Edition. New York: Harper & Brothers, [both volumes].

Original green cloth. First American Edition, second. My first exposure to Middlemarch was as a teenager when my older brother read it to me. He was studying it at University and I was still in school.

I loved it and the book became one of my favourite. #2: “Not only young virgins of that town, but grey-bearded men also, were often in haste to conjecture how a new acquaintance might be wrought into their purposes, contented with very vague knowledge.

Middlemarch displays George Eliot's clear-eyed yet humane understanding of characters caught up in the mysterious unfolding of self-knowledge.

This Penguin Classics edition uses the second 5/5(3). Middlemarch was the first book that I read from George Eliot. I kept putting it away because of its size - this book is humongous and a lot of energy, attention and time goes into this. But, it's all worth it. I /5(K). The text of Middlemarch is that of the edition, the last corrected by the author.

For this new edition, the text has been reset in a larger typeface for ease of reading. "Backgrounds" helps 4/4(5). Now that all Featherstone ’s relatives are assembled, it is time for the reading of his will. Featherstone’s lawyer Mr.

Standish was surprised and a little excited when he found out about the second will. The. An early edition of Middlemarch. (Middlemarch is a very funny book), she never mocks them.

Explaining Dorothea’s attraction to Casaubon, she writes: “The radiance of her transfigured. Middlemarch Introduction. George Eliot was an English novelist writing in the midth century.

And before we go any further, we should let you know that Eliot was a woman. Don't let the name fool you. Middlemarch (Book): Eliot, George: George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community.

Peopling its landscape are. Middlemarch is an example of a realist novel, even though many critics think the term “Realism” has become too broad in its definition to be useful. Interpretation. Middlemarch is a novel of contrasts and .Five contemporary reviews record Middlemarch's initial reception.

"Recent Criticism" collects eleven essays—seven of them new to the Second Edition—that center on the novel's major themes.

Mark .In Two Volumes. Harper's Library Edition. New York: Harper & Brothers, [both volumes]. Original green cloth. First American Edition, second issue (printing?) -- of George Eliot's best-known book.