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Essays of George Eliot





ISBN 9781138182974
Published May 30, 2017 by Routledge
476 Pages

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This collection, first published in 1963, includes 29 of George Eliot’s essays written between 1846 and 1868. Through these essays, Pinney has managed to convey her range of subject-matters and variety of style. This title, with an introduction and footnotes written by the editor, will be of particular interest to students of literature.

Table of Contents

Preface;  Introduction;  Abbreviations;  1. Poetry and Prose, From the Notebook of an Eccentric (4 December 1846-19 February 1847)  2. [The Progress of Intellect] (January, 1851)  3. [The Life of Sterling] (January, 1852)  4. Women in France: Madame de Sablé (October, 1854)  5. Three Months in Weimar (June, 1855)  6. Liszt, Wagner, and Weimer (June, 1855)  7. [Westward Ho! And Constance Herbert] (July, 1855)  8. Lord Brougham’s Literature (7 July 1855)  9. The Morality of Wilhelm Meister (21 July 1855)  10. The Future of German Philosophy (28 July 1855)  11. Life and Opinions of Milton (4 August 1855)  12. Evangelical Teaching: Dr. Cumming (October, 1855)  13. [Tennyson’s Maud] (October, 1855)  14. Margaret Fuller and Mary Wollstonecraft (13 October 1855)  15. Translations and Translators (20 October 1855)  16. Thomas Carlyle (27 October 1855)  17. German Wit: Heinrich Heine (January, 1856)  18. Introduction to Genesis (12 January 1856)  19. The Antigone and Its Moral (29 March 1856)  20. The Natural History of German Life (July, 1856)  21. Silly Novels by Lady Novelists (October, 1856)  22. [Three Novels] (October, 1856)  23. Worldliness and Other-Worldliness: The Poet Young (January, 1857)  24. A Word for the Germans (7 March 1865)  25. Servants’ Logic (17 March 1865)  26. The Influence of Rationalism (15 May 1865)  27. Address to Working Men, By Felix Holt (January, 1868)  28. Notes on Form in Art (1868)  29. Leaves from a Note-Book;  Appendices;  Index

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