George Eliot: a bold woman who pushed the boundaries in her time & wrote my all time favorite English novel, "Middlemarch"

George Eliot: a bold woman who pushed the boundaries in her time & wrote my all time favorite English novel, "Middlemarch"

Love this quote from Middlemarch by George Eliot! George Eliot was the pen name of British author Mary Anne Evans, who wrote under a male pseudonym to be taken more seriously. Middlemarch is a beautiful examination of provincial life in England, viewed primarily through the eyes of Dorothea Brooke.

Love this quote from Middlemarch by George Eliot! George Eliot was the pen name of British author Mary Anne Evans, who wrote under a male pseudonym to be taken more seriously. Middlemarch is a beautiful examination of provincial life in England, viewed primarily through the eyes of Dorothea Brooke.

George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Anne Evans, a walking, breathing lesson in the power of having a single-minded will. Sure, other women were publishing under their own names by the time she wrote what some have called the greatest English novel, Middlemarch. But, ever a realist, she didn’t want her gender to get in the way of being taken seriously. She'd also been living with a married man for 20 years & didn’t want more trouble...

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George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Anne Evans, a walking, breathing lesson in the power of having a single-minded will. Sure, other women were publishing under their own names by the time she wrote what some have called the greatest English novel, Middlemarch. But, ever a realist, she didn’t want her gender to get in the way of being taken seriously. She'd also been living with a married man for 20 years & didn’t want more trouble...

O quê eu poderia ter sido? Eu sou exatamente o que eu tenho que ser!! Gosto de mim hoje. Vivi por muito tempo esperando uma felicidade que eu transferia para os outros.

O quê eu poderia ter sido? Eu sou exatamente o que eu tenho que ser!! Gosto de mim hoje. Vivi por muito tempo esperando uma felicidade que eu transferia para os outros.

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Moments With Mother Culture®: What Is Mother Culture®?

Today I'm Channelling George Eliot                              …

Today I'm Channelling George Eliot …

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Charles Dickens’s Heartening Fan Mail to George Eliot

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distantheartbeats:  Epigraph to The Knife of Never Letting Go. And so #readchaos begins!

distantheartbeats: Epigraph to The Knife of Never Letting Go. And so #readchaos begins!

From Middlemarch by George Eliot

From Middlemarch by George Eliot

“Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.  - George Eliot Quotes

“Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. - George Eliot Quotes

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