The Journals of George Eliot

The Journals of George Eliot
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ISBN10: 
0521794579
ISBN13: 
9780521794572
Pages: 
474
Published: 
July 30th 2012 by Cambridge University Press
Rating: 
3.71

This volume makes available for the first time the entire surviving journals and diaries of the great Victorian novelist, George Eliot, and constitutes a new text by her--the closest she came to autobiography. The journals span her life from 1854, when she entered into a common-law union with George Henry Lewes, to her death in 1880, revealing the professional writer George Eliot as well as the remarkable private woman, Marian Evans. The edition includes a chronology, introduction, headnotes to each diary, and an annotated index supplying valuable contextual and explanatory information.

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