The Journals of George Eliot

The Journals of George Eliot

by George Eliot
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521794579

ISBN-13: 9780521794572

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

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

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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:
9780521794572
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(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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