By Nathan Gelgud 2 min read
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
By Signature Views 3 min read
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.
By Emily Esfahani Smith 4 min read
"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."
By Tobias Carroll 4 min read
“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.”