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Scenes of clerical life / George Eliot.

Eliot, George, 1819-1880 (Author). McCaddon, Wanda. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781483064406 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1483064409 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 30 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2006.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Wanda McCadden.
Summary, etc.: George Eliot's fiction debut work contains three stories of the lives of clergymen, with the aim of disclosing the value hidden in the commonplace. "The Sad Fortunes of the Rev. Amos Barton" portrays a character who is hard to like and easy to ridicule. "Mr. Gilfil's Love-Story," brings forth conflicting value systems revolving around a young woman, Caterina, and two men. "Janet's Repentance" is an account of conversion from sinfulness to righteousness achieved through the selfless endeavors of a clergyman.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Clergy > England > Fiction.
England > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Christian fiction.

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