George Eliot: The Last Victorian [Audiobook] download free by Kathryn Hughes

George Eliot: The Last Victorian Audiobook download free by Kathryn Hughes
  • Listen audiobook: George Eliot: The Last Victorian
  • Author: Kathryn Hughes
  • Release date: 2000/5/17
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781857028911
  • Rating: 8.5 of 10
  • Votes: 231
  • Review by: Priscilla Meyer
  • Review rating: 7.23 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/13
  • Duration: 6H53M36S in 256 kbps (112 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-12
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, WMA, OPUS, MP3, FLAC, WAV, Musepack (compression AZW3, IMG, RAR, ZIP, JAR, TAR.BZ2)
  • Total pages original book: 560
  • Includes a PDF summary of 45 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 33M28S (9 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This highly praised biography is the first to explore fully the way in which her painful early life and rejection by her brother Isaac in particular, shaped the insight and art which made her both Victorian England's last great visionary and the first modern. An immensely readable biography of the 19th century writer whose territory comprised nothing less than the entire span of Victorian society. Kathryn Hughes provides a truly nuanced view of Eliot, and is the first to grapple equally with the personal dramas that shaped her personality - particularly her rejection by her brother Isaac - and her social and intellectual context. Hughes shows how these elements together forged the themes of Eliot's work, her insistence that ideological interests be subordinated to the bonds between human beings - a message that has keen resonance in our own time. With wit and sympathy Kathryn Hughes has written a wonderfully vivid account of Eliot's life that is both moving, stimulating and at times laugh-out-loud funny.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: General, Literary Studies: C 1800 To C 1900, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
  • Download servers: Dropbox, Torrent, Torrent Downloads, MEGA, 4Shared. Compressed in AZW3, IMG, RAR, ZIP, JAR, TAR.BZ2
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.38 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x198x36mm
  • Weight: 458.14g
  • Printed by: FOURTH ESTATE LTD
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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