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Illustrations

George Eliot on Writing and Narrative via Middlemarch, Illustrated

George Eliot’s Middlemarch could have been about anything. At least, judging from the omniscient narration, Eliot could have told a story about anything, anywhere, at any time in the universe. As a

Quotes

15 Quotes About What’s Beneath the Masks We Wear

Our ordinary faces conceal just as many secrets as any Halloween mask. What's with humankind's aversion to being seen for who we really are?

Culture

Emily Esfahani Smith on Trying Selflessness on For Size

Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning, says if you're turning within to find meaning in life, you're going the wrong way.

Culture

For a Meaningful Life, Take a Page Out of George Eliot’s Book

"That things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been," wrote George Eliot, "is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life."

Books

Who Was George Eliot, Really?

Did you know that George Eliot was a pen name for – gasp! – a woman? And that wasn’t the only thing the Middlemarch author was doing against the grain.

Books

The Enduring Appeal of ‘Middlemarch’ Author George Eliot

“The trick of Dickens," wrote Jonathan Lethem, "is that it is only easy to say what he wasn’t. Basically, he wasn’t George Eliot.”