George Eliot

George Eliot
British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)
Syn: ↑Eliot, ↑Mary Ann Evans
Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author

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George Eliot [George Eliot]
(1819–80) the man’s name that the English author Mary Ann Evans used on her books. Her works include ↑Adam Bede, ↑Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner (1861), ↑Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda (1876). Her books give a remarkable picture of Victorian social and domestic life. She was unusual for her time in living for many years with a man, George Henry Lewes, without getting married. He died in 1878 and shortly before her own death she married a man 20 years younger than her.

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