The Mill on the Floss
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Though this site is devoted to another George Eliot novel, it has a fantastic biography of Eliot and links to other Eliot resources.
A BBC travel site that has information about Eliot’s connections to these two towns. Includes lots of photographs and historical background.
This site gives a good overview of Eliot’s life and works and contains information about her historical context.
Run out of Cornell University, this website gives a good introduction to women authors in nineteenth-century England. It has sections on Eliot and Charlotte Brontë, and contains historical detail about publishing and women authors in this era.
Website for the 1997 production of the Mill on the Floss.
Good comprehensive biography of Eliot with a number of pictures.
Movie or TV Productions
BBC production of The Mill on the Floss that aired on Masterpiece Theater.
A British TV miniseries.
A 2002 documentary about George Eliot.
Clip from a documentary about Eliot’s life, made by the BBC.
Clip from the 1997 production. In this scene, young Maggie cuts off her hair with Tom’s help.
1865 portrait of George Eliot painted by Frederick William Burton.
1876 woodcut image of George Henry Lewes, Eliot's long-time lover.
This house was the basis for Dorlcote Mill