George Eliot

George Eliot

Mary Anne 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. Her novels, largely set in provincial England, are well known for their realism and psychological perspicacity.

She used a male pen name, she said, to ensure that her works were taken seriously. Female authors published freely under their own names, but Eliot wanted to ensure that she was not seen as merely a writer of romances. She may also have wanted to shield her private life from public scrutiny.

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Adam Bede
Everyman's Library
by George Eliot
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Realistic Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$24.00
Mill on the Floss
by George Eliot
from Everyman's Library
for 10th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$16.10 (1 in stock)
Silas Marner
Reader's Digest World's Best Reading
by George Eliot
1st edition from Reader's Digest
Realistic Fiction for 8th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)