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Adam Bede / George Eliot ; edited with an introduction and notes by Margaret Reynolds.

Eliot, George, 1819-1880 (author.). Reynolds, Margaret, 1957- (editor,, writer of introduction,, annotator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Penguin classics.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg PB ELI (CLASSIC) (Text) 39970001336436 PB Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC ELIOT, GEORGE (Text) 33946003603797 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780140436648
  • ISBN: 0140436642
  • ISBN: 9781439576427
  • ISBN: 1439576424
  • Physical Description: xlvii, 655 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London ; Penguin, 2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages xliii-xlv).
Summary, etc.:
Arthur's seduction of an innocent, young country girl results in remorse, suffering, and regret.
According to The Oxford Companion to English Literature, "the plot is founded on a story told to George Eliot by her aunt Elizabeth Evans, a Methodist preacher, and the original of Dinah Morris of the novel, of a confession of child-murder, made to her by a girl in prison." The story's plot follows four characters' rural lives in the fictional community of Hayslope--a rural, pastoral and close-knit community in 1799. The novel revolves around a love "rectangle" among beautiful but self-absorbed Hetty Sorrel; Captain Arthur Donnithorne, the young squire who seduces her; Adam Bede, her unacknowledged suitor; and Dinah Morris, Hetty's cousin, a fervent, virtuous and beautiful Methodist lay preacher.
Subject: Country life > England > Midlands > History > Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Genre: Didactic fiction.
Romance fiction.

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