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George Eliot

Novelist (22-Nov-1819 — 22-Dec-1880)


Kimberly Vanesveld Adams. Our Lady of Victorian Feminism: The Madonna in the Work of Anna Jameson, Margaret Fuller and George Eliot. Ohio University Press. 2000. 352pp.

Rosemary Ashton. George Eliot: A Life. London: Penguin. 1996.

Henry Auster. Local Habitations: Regionalism in the Early Novels of George Eliot. Harvard University Press. 1970.

Dorothea Barrett. Vocation and Desire: George Eliot’s Heroines. London: Routledge. 1989.

Alan W. Bellringer. George Eliot. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1993.

Kristin Brady. George Eliot. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1992.

David Carroll (editor). George Eliot: The Critical Heritage. New York: Barnes and Noble. 1971.

C. B. Cox. The Free Spirit: A Study of Liberal Humanism in the Novels of George Eliot, Henry James, E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf and Angus Wilson. Oxford University Press. 1963. 195pp.

George R. Creeger (editor). George Eliot: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. 1970.

Valerie A. Dodd. George Eliot: An Intellectual Life. Macmillan. 1990. 381pp.

Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth. George Eliot. Twayne. 1985.

Barbara Evans; Gareth Lloyd Evans. The Scribner Companion to the Brontës. New York: Scribner's. 1982.

Gordon S. Haight (editor). A Century of George Eliot Criticism. Boston: Houghton. 1965.

Barbara Hardy. The Novels of George Eliot. London: Athlone. 1959.

David M. Hesse. George Eliot and Auguste Comte: The Influence of Comtean Philosophy on the Novels of George Eliot. Peter Lang. 1996.

Kathryn Hughes. George Eliot: The Last Victorian. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. 1998.

Sylvia L. Jarmuth. George Eliot: Nineteenth Century Novelist. New York: Garrett. 1968.

Frederick R. Karl. George Eliot: Voice of a Century: A Biography. New York: W. W. Norton. 1995.

Frederick R. Karl. George Eliot: Voice of a Century. New York: W. W. Norton. 1995.

U. C. Knoepflmacher. George Eliot's Early Novels: The Limits of Realism. University of California Press. 1968.

U. C. Knoepflmacher. Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel: George Eliot, Walter Pater, and Samuel Butler. Princeton University Press. 1970. 315pp.

Oliver Lovesey. The Clerical Character in George Eliot's Fiction. British Columbia: University of Victoria. 1991.

Kerry McSweeney. George Eliot: A Literary Life. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1991.

Alan Mintz. George Eliot and the Novel of Vocation. Harvard University Press. 1978.

Pauline Nestor. Female Friendships and Communities: Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell. Clarendon Press. 1985.

Charles Sumner Olcott. George Eliot: Scenes and People in Her Novels. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. 1910. 231pp.

Nancy L. Paxton. George Eliot and Herbert Spencer: Feminism, Evolutionism, and the Reconstruction of Gender. Princeton University Press. 1991.

T. S. Pearce. George Eliot. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield. 1973.

F. B. Pinion. A George Eliot Companion: Literary Achievement and Modern Significance. Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble. 1981.

Barbara Prentis. The Brontë Sisters and George Eliot. Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble. 1988.

Neil Roberts. George Eliot: Her Belief and Her Art. University of Pittsburgh Press. 1975.

Gerlinde Röder-Bolton. George Eliot in Germany, 1854-55: "Cherished Memories". Ashgate Publishing. 2006. 180pp.

Gerlinde Röder-Bolton. George Eliot and Goethe: An Elective Affinity. Rodopi. 1998. 290pp.

Robert Speaight. George Eliot. London: Arthur Barker. 1954.

Jenny Uglow. George Eliot. London: Virago. 1987.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.472)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.79)

  8. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.131)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.311)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.166)

  11. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.159)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.150)

  13. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.334)

  14. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.168)

  15. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.186)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.19)

  17. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.143)

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