In this story the author recreates her own childhood through the story of the gifted Maggie Tulliver and her spoilt, selfish brother. Though tragic in its outcome, this comic novel combines vivid images of family life with a portrait of the heroine.
"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Founded in 1906 by J.M. Dent, the Everyman Library has always tried to make the best books ever written available to the greatest number of people at the lowest possible price. Unique editorial features that help Everyman Paperback Classics stand out from the crowd include: a leading scholar or literary critic's introduction to the text, a biography of the author, a chronology of her or his life and times, a historical selection of criticism, and a concise plot summary. All books published since 1993 have also been completely restyled: all type has been reset, to offer a clarity and ease of reading unique among editions of the classics; a vibrant, full-color cover design now complements these great texts with beautiful contemporary works of art. But the best feature must be Everyman's uniquely low price. Each Everyman title offers these extensive materials at a price that competes with the most inexpensive editions on the market-but Everyman Paperbacks have durable binding, quality paper, and the highest editorial and scholarly standards.From the Back Cover:
Rebellious and affectionate, Maggie Tulliver is always in trouble. Recalling her own experiences as a girl, George Eliot describes Maggie's turbulent childhood with a sympathetic engagement that makes the early chapters of The Mill on the Floss among the most immediately attractive she ever wrote. As Maggie approaches adulthood, her spirited temperament brings her into conflict with her family, her community, and her much-loved brother Tom. Still more painfully, she finds her own nature divided between the claims of moral responsibility and her passionate hunger for self-fulfillment. George Eliot's searching exploration of Maggie's complex dilemma has made this one of the most enduringly popular of her works.
"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Descripción Penguin : London, 1995. Estado de conservación: neu. -- 534 S., 11 x 18 cm, kartoniert; -- [ Englischsprachiger Text / Roman ] -- Buchreihe: Penguin Popular Classics -- Zustand: neu -- weitere Informationen wie die Widerrufsbelehrung finden Sie in den 'Anbieter- und Zahlungsinformationen'; Alle Preisangaben inkl. MwSt. Nº de ref. de la librería 4015122
Descripción Penguin, Harmondsworth, UK. Taschenbuch. Estado de conservación: Neu. Ohne Schutzumschlag. 534 S. (Achtung: Dieser Titel kann nicht mit Kreditkarte bezahlt werden, nur Banküberweisung) This novel, based on George Eliot's own experiences of provincial life, is a masterpiece of ambiguity in which moral choice is subjected to the hypocrisy of the Victorian age. As the headstrong Maggie Tulliver grows into womanhood, the deep love which she has for her brother Tom turns into conflict, because she cannot reconcile his bourgeois standards with her own lively intelligence. Maggie is unable to adapt to her community or break free from it, and the result, on more than one level, is tragedy., Nº de ref. de la librería 003716
Descripción 0-14. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Estado de conservación: Nuevo. 08/03/94. Nº de ref. de la librería 107815
Descripción 0-14. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Estado de conservación: Nuevo. 08/03/94. Nº de ref. de la librería 120700
Descripción Penguin Books, 1994. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780140620276