My life in Middlemarch

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New York : Broadway Books, 2015.
9780307984777, 030798477X
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309 pages ; 21 cm


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Franklin - Adult823 MEA 2015On Shelf

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New York : Broadway Books, 2015.
9780307984777, 030798477X


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Includes reader's guide (pages 299-309).
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-295).
"Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when she first read George Eliot's Middlemarch, regarded by many as the greatest English novel. After gaining admission to Oxford, and moving to the United States to become a journalist, through several love affairs, then marriage and family, Mead read and reread Middlemarch. The novel, which Virginia Woolf famously described as "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people," offered Mead something that modern life and literature did not. In this wise and revealing work of biography, reporting, and memoir, Rebecca Mead leads us into the life that the book made for her, as well as the many lives the novel has led since it was written. Employing a structure that deftly mirrors that of the novel, My Life in Middlemarch takes the themes of Eliot's masterpiece--the complexity of love, the meaning of marriage, the foundations of morality, and the drama of aspiration and failure--and brings them into our world. Offering both a fascinating reading of Eliot's biography and an exploration of the way aspects of Mead's life uncannily echo that of Eliot herself, My Life in Middlemarch is for every ardent lover of literature who cares about why we read books, and how they read us."--From publisher description.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mead, R. (2015). My life in Middlemarch . Broadway Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mead, Rebecca. 2015. My Life in Middlemarch. Broadway Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mead, Rebecca. My Life in Middlemarch Broadway Books, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mead, Rebecca. My Life in Middlemarch Broadway Books, 2015.

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