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by A. S. Byatt,Nicholas Warren,George Eliot

Author: A. S. Byatt,Nicholas Warren,George Eliot
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Classics; 1st edition (September 27, 1991)
Pages: 505 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
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Among the articles are: a. Several deal with historical criticism of the Bible shocking to many fundamentalist Christians in the age of Darwinism. Also included are excerpts from "The Life of Jesus" which Eliot translated by German scholar David Strauss.

The works collected in this volume provide an illuminating introduction to George Eliot’s incisive views on religion, art and science, and the nature and purpose of fiction.

Category: Literary Collections European World History Nonfiction Classics. The works collected in this volume provide an illuminating introduction to George Eliot’s incisive views on religion, art and science, and the nature and purpose of fiction. Essays such as ‘Evangelical Teaching’ show her rejecting her earlier religious beliefs, while ‘Woman in France’ questions conventional ideas about female virtues and marriage, and ‘Notes on Form in Art’ sets out theories of idealism and realism that she developed further in Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda.

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In those books and other works, Byatt alludes to, and builds upon, themes from Romantic and Victorian literature. She conceives of fantasy as an alternative to, rather than an escape from, everyday life, and it is often difficult to tell when the fantastic in her work actually represents the eruption of psychosis.

The works assembled here introduce George Eliot's incisive views on religion, art, and science, and the nature and .

The works assembled here introduce George Eliot's incisive views on religion, art, and science, and the nature and purpose of fiction. Essays show her rejecting her earlier religious beliefs, questioning conventional ideas about female virtues and marriage, and setting out theories of idealism and realism that she developed further in her famous novels. Byatt discusses Eliot's literary place in Victorian London and the views expounded in these writings.

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The works collected in this volume provide an illuminating introduction to George Eliot's incisive views on religion, art and science, and the nature and purpose of fiction. Essays such as 'Evangelical Teaching' show her rejecting her earlier religious beliefs, while 'Woman in France' questions conventional ideas about female virtues and marriage, and 'Notes on Form in Art' sets out theories of idealism and realism that she developed further in Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda.

George Eliot was a Victorian thinker who contributed to progressive debates of her day about religion . In A. S. Byatt & N. Warren (Ed., Selected essays, poems and other writings. London: Penguin Classics.

George Eliot was a Victorian thinker who contributed to progressive debates of her day about religion, science, education, women, and the working classes., (see above). Address to Working Men, by Felix Holt’, in Oxford Readers Companion to George Eliot, In R. John (E., Oxford: Oxford University Press. Eliot, G. Middlemarch (many additions).

A S Byatt (Dame Antonia Susan Drabble Byatt Duffy) is internationally known for her novels and short stories.

Writing about life in small rural towns, George Eliot was primarily concerned with the responsibility that people assume for their lives and with the moral choices they must inevitably make. Although highly serious, her novels are marked by compassion and a subtle humor.

The works collected in this volume provide an illuminating introduction to George Eliot's incisive views on religion, art and science, and the nature and purpose of fiction. Essays such as 'Evangelical Teaching' show her rejecting her earlier religious beliefs, while 'Woman in France' questions conventional ideas about female virtues and marriage, and 'Notes on Form in Art' sets out theories of idealism and realism that she developed further in Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda. It also includes selections from Eliot's translations of works by Strauss and Feuerbach that challenged many ideas about Christianity; excerpts from her poems; and reviews of writers such as Wollstonecraft, Goethe and Browning. Wonderfully rich in imagery and observations, these pieces reveal the intellectual development of this most challenging and rewarding of writers.