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5 THE LATER VICTORIANS 1 George Eliot's first novel, Adam Bede, was
published in A 1859. She has been described as the first modern English
HOvelist. Put thus baldly, the statement begs too many questions to have much
The lack of feeling for sexual passion, indeed, this deliberate turning away from it,
makes Adam Bede's marriage to Dinah at the end of the book difficult to accept.
And here a further complication obtrudes: neither Adam nor Dinah quite ...
What is memorable in Adam Bede is its ambience, the pastoral outer circle of life
in Broxton that encloses the moral action: the scenes in Mrs. Poyser's farmhouse
and at the Rectory, the harvest supper, and the rest. It is these that warm the ...
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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