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George Eliot’s ‘The Mill on the Floss’

July 11, 2008

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George Eliot was born on 22 November, 1819. She was born Mary Ann Evans. It was in 1857 that she adopted her nom de plume George Eliot. George was the Christian name of her husband (George Henry Lewes). She declared that she chose the name because “George was Mr. Lewes’s Christian name, and Eliot was […]

Literary Jewels of George Eliot

May 8, 2008

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Mary Ann (Marian) Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880), better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist. She was one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.Here I would like to quote some of George Eliot’s best quotations:“Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they […]