Other Fiction Eliot, George: Middlemarch. v3, 8 May 2008
#1  HarryT 05-27-2007, 05:59 AM
"Middlemarch" is considered to be George Eliot's greatest work and, in the opinion of many, is one of the greatest English novels of the 19th century. At the time it was published, in 1872, Eliot was universally acclaimed as the greatest living English novelist - the older writers of the Victorian era, such as Dickens and the Bronte sisters were dead, and the younger generation, such as Thomas Hardy, had not yet achieved fame.

In Middlemarch, Eliot shows her mastery of the "multi-plot" novel, in which a number of different stories are interwoven. She interweaves the stories of various friends, acquaintances, and relations in the fictional town of Middlemarch in early 19th-century England.


Edit: 27 May 07

Uploaded v2 with words between "_" replaced with italics.

EDIT: 8 May 08

Recreated the book with improved layout and formatting. Uploaded v3.

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#2  HarryT 05-27-2007, 09:34 AM
Sorry - I forgot to convert words between "_" to italics. There were only half a dozen instances of this throughout the whole book, but it needs doing just to get it "right". Uploaded v2 which fixes this. Apologies to the "early downloaders".

#3  UncleDuke 05-27-2007, 04:27 PM
it is her greatest

#4  HarryT 05-08-2008, 09:50 AM
Recreated the book with improved layout and formatting. Uploaded v3.

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