Sub Topics: George Eliot's masterpiece, “Middlemarch” is an epic novel in every sense of the word
Key Words: George Eliot, psychological novel, rural England, 19th century, Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life
"Middlemarch, the magnificent book which with all its imperfections is one of the few English novels for grown up people." -Virginia Woolf (1882 - 1941)
The Common Reader: First Series, "George Eliot"
George Eliot’s Middlemarch which appeared in parts in 1871-72, considered by many to have produced her greatest work, enchanted her public with a penetrating, psychological novel set in rural England during the early 19th century. Eliot carefully researched and meticulously detailed the social climate of the time, making the town of Middlemarch and its inhabitants seem true to life-A Study of Provincial Life.