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The Journals of George Eliot
     

The Journals of George Eliot

by George Eliot, Margaret Harris, Judith Johnston
 

ISBN-10: 0521574129

ISBN-13: 9780521574129

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521574129
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Romanticism
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Introduction; 1. Diary 1854-61: (i) Weimar, 20 July-3 November 1854; (ii) Berlin, 3 November 1854-March 1855; (iii) England, March 1855-19 June 1861; 2. Diary 1861-77; 3. Diary 1879; 4. Diary 1880; 5. Recollections of Weimar, 1854; 6. Recollections of Berlin, 1854-5; 7. Recollections of Ilfracombe, 1856; 8. Recollections of the Scilly Isles and Jersey, 1857; 9. The Making of George Eliot, 1857-9; 10. Germany, 1858; 11. Recollections of Italy, 1860; 12. Italy, 1864; 13. Normandy and Brittany, 1865; Explanatory index.

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