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Why the Gender Relations in Middlemarch Are Relevant Today

Lorraine Berry analyzes the gender relations in George Eliot's Middlemarch and explains why they are unfortunately relevant today.


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


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?


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.


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."


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.