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Middlemarch

a study of provincial life

by George Eliot

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont, Orchard Park, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Eliot, George, 1819-1880,
    • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction,
    • City and town life -- Fiction,
    • Social reformers -- Fiction,
    • Married people -- Fiction,
    • Young women -- Fiction,
    • Scholars -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Eliot ; edited by Gregory Maertz.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesBroadview editions
      ContributionsMaertz, Gregory, 1958-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4662.A2 M34 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination739 p. :
      Number of Pages739
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3322063M
      ISBN 101551112337
      LC Control Number2004275601
      OCLC/WorldCa55682443


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