Who is George Eliot

Mary Ann Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively Mary Anne or Marian), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She wrote seven novels, including Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Romola (1862–63), Middlemarch (1871–72), and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of which are set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight.

Although female authors were published under their own names during her lifetime, she wanted to escape the stereotype of women's writing being limited to lighthearted romances. She also wanted to have her fiction judged separately from her already extensive and widely kn...
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George Eliot Poems

  • Sweet Springtime
    It was in the prime
    Of the sweet springtime
    In the linnet's throat
    Trembled the love note, ...
  • Mid My Gold-brown Curls
    'Mid my gold-brown curls
    There twined a silver hair:
    I plucked it idly out
    And scarcely knew 'twas there. ...
  • God Needs Antonio
    Your soul was lifted by the wings today
    Hearing the master of the violin:
    You praised him, praised the great Sabastian too
    Who made that fine Chaconne; but did you think ...
  • Day Is Dying
    Day is dying! Float, o song,
    Down the westward river,
    Requiem chanting to the Day,
    Day, the mighty giver! ...
  • Bright, O Bright Fedalma
    Maiden crowned with glossy blackness,
    Lithe as panther forest-roaming,
    Long-armed Naiad when she dances
    On a stream of ether floating, ...
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Light 10 I Love You 8 Love 8 Sweet 7 World 6 Life 6 Time 6 Rose 6 Sky 6 Pure 5


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Comments about George Eliot

  • Mikosden: it is never too late to be what you might have been. – george eliot
  • Mariskreizman: the overlap is pretty funny: george eliot,harper lee, iris murdoch, donna tarttt
  • Awimboway: turns out ‘middlemarch’ is by someone called george eliot?! errr… i’m pretty sure that’s a man!
  • Mrchambxr: it seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. there are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good and we must hunger after them.~george eliot lucifer club sher pratik will conquer kkk12
  • Lokeshsiddh1408: it seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. there are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good and we must hunger after them.~george eliot ... sher pratik will conquer kkk12
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Now, O now, in this brown land
Where Love did so sweet music make
We two shall wander, hand in hand,
Forbearing for old friendship' sake,
Nor grieve because our love was gay
Which now is ended in this way.

A rogue in red and yellow dress
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