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G.H. Lewes : a life Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm, - 1991

by Ashton, R

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Clarendon Press, first edition, 1991. Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,. xiii, [1], 369 pp, ills. From the blurb: "G. H. Lewes was a deeply unconventional Victorian. Though he is best remembered for the liaison with George Eliot - marriage in ail but name - which occupied the last twenty-five years of his life, he was also a man and writer of strikingly varied interests and capacities. For the first time, Rosemary Ashton presents a full, scholarly account of his extraordinary life, based on extensive research and using previously unpublished material. She has made new discoveries about his origins, and illuminates his early life, about which very little has been known till now. Lewes was a Journalist, novelist, playwright, and actor, living in London's Bohemia and friendly with Dickens and Thackeray.. When he met Marian Evans in 1851 he was notorious as a radical, freethinker, and free lover..Rosemary Ashton throws fresh light on the details of Lewes's elopement with Marian Evans; on his important Life of Goethe, writ- ten in Germany; on her emergence - with his encouragement - as George Eliot, the years of her success, and their eventual acceptance in society; on Lewes's scientific work and support for Darwin; and on the happiness and tragedies of their family life together. Very Good In Very Good dustwrapper.
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  • Title G.H. Lewes : a life
  • Author Ashton, R
  • Binding Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm,
  • Edition First Edition
  • Condition Used - Very Good In Very Good dustwrapper
  • Pages xiii, [1], 369 pp, ills
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Clarendon Press, first edition, 1991, Oxford
  • Date 1991
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Bookseller's Inventory # BIBLIO-46938
  • ISBN 9780198128274 / 0198128274
  • Weight 1.82 lbs (0.83 kg)
  • Dimensions 9.5 x 6.5 x 1.18 in (24.13 x 16.51 x 3.00 cm)
  • Library of Congress subjects Great Britain - Intellectual life - 19th, Philosophers - Great Britain - Biography
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 91002995
  • Dewey Decimal Code B

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