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Selected Essays, Poems, and Other Writings (Penguin Classics), George Eliot
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Author:    George Eliot

Title:   Selected Essays, Poems, and Other Writings (Penguin Classics)

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Penguin Classics March 1991

ISBN Number:    0140431489 / 9780140431483

Seller ID:   117366

The works assembled here introduce George Eliot's incisive views on religion, art, and science, and the nature and purpose of fiction. Essays show her rejecting her earlier religious beliefs, questioning conventional ideas about female virtues and marriage, and setting out theories of idealism and realism that she developed further in her famous novels. Also included are selections from Eliot's translations of works by Strauss and Feuerbach, excerpts from her poems, and reviews of writers such as Wollstonecraft, Goethe, and Browning. Wonderfully rich in imagery and observations, these pieces reveal the intellectual development of this most rewarding of writers.Available again--the first paperback collection of Eliot's nonfictionIntroduction by A.S. Byatt discusses Eliot's literary place in Victorian London and the views expounded in these writings

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