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George Eliot

George Eliot

George Eliot Websites

Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life

This site, dedicated to Eliot's epic novel Middlemarch, is a great overview of Eliot's life and career. Big round of applause to Diana Block, Genevieve Davis, Dorothy Gribbin, Abby Hertzmark, Jennifer Kremer, and Bryan Wagner for their hard work.

Victorian Web – George Eliot

Victorian Web is a useful Internet resource that shows the relationships between the big players of the Victorian era. Eliot's entry is a great introduction to her life, and it shows her connections to other notables of the time.

Literature Network

This site features a pithy bio of Eliot, along with the online texts of her novels and poems. It also contains the text of Impressions of The ophrastus Such, a series of essays Eliot wrote in the voice of the Greek philosopher.

Masterpiece Theatre

Masterpiece Theatre loves George Eliot. The series has made films of Middlemarch, The Mill on the Floss, and Daniel Deronda. This website is the companion to Daniel Deronda, the film version of Eliot's final novel.

Women in the Literary Marketplace

This site from Cornell University looks at the history of women as commercial writers. It focuses on the case studies of Charlotte Bronte and George Eliot, two women who found great success as female writers publishing under men's names.

George Eliot in Coventry and Warwickshire

Travel like George Eliot! The BBC has created this site as sort of a travel guide to Eliot's England. She was born in Warwickshire, a county in central England. The houses where Eliot was born and raised still stand.

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