The Life of George Eliot by Nancy Henry
A Critical Biography

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...Henry's "critical biography" demonstrates what treasure there is still to be found in even the most worked-over subjects.
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The life story of the Victorian novelist George Eliot is as dramatic and complex as her best plots. This new assessment of her life and work combines recent biographical research with penetrating literary criticism, resulting in revealing new interpretations of her literary work. A fresh look at George Eliot's captivating life story Includes original new analysis of her writing Deploys the latest biographical research Combines literary criticism with biographical narrative to offer a rounded perspective
 

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Nancy Henry is Professor of English at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is the author of George Eliot and the British Empire (2002), the Cambridge Introduction to George Eliot (2008), and co-editor of Victorian Investments: New Perspectives on Finance and Culture (2009).
 
Published March 2, 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell. 315 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction, Travel. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Kathryn Hughes on Jun 01 2012

...Henry's "critical biography" demonstrates what treasure there is still to be found in even the most worked-over subjects.

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