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Middlemarch.

George Eliot

Middlemarch.

by George Eliot

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEveryman"s library -- no. 855
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,364p. ;
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13781753M

Middlemarch had more common-sense. Nevertheless, Celia wore scarcely more trimmings; and it was only to close observers that her dress differed from her sister’s, and had a shade of coquetry in its arrangements; for Miss Brooke’s plain dressing was due to mixed conditions, in most of which her sister shared. This title includes 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 penetrating analysis of the life of an English provincial town during the time of social unrest prior to the Reform Bill of is told through the lives of Dorothea Brooke 5/5(1).

Middlemarch: Book 2, Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis Next. Book 2, Chapter Themes and Colors Key PDF downloads of all LitCharts literature guides, and of every new one we publish. Detailed quotes explanations with page numbers for every important quote on the site. This Study Guide consists of approximately 67 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Middlemarch. The novel “Middlemarch” by George Eliot tells the story of life in a .

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Set during the early part of the 19th century, George Eliot’s “Middlemarch” is a work of epic scope that centers on the intersecting lives of the inhabitants of the Cited by: Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot has been proclaimed by more than one writer as the greatest novel in the English language.

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