Letters to George Eliot [manuscript], 1865-1878.

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Eliot, George, 1819-1880. Letters to George Eliot [manuscript], 1865-1878.

Letters to George Eliot [manuscript], 1865-1878.

Letters to Eliot mention or discuss her writing, her husband, George Lewes; Wordsworth; Herbert Spencer; Carlyle; William Rossetti; Milton; Durer; Giacomo Leopardi; poetics; travel plans of correspondents; Shakespeare; Alexander Macmillan; the drowning of the Furney sisters; the Cambridge boat races; Cambridge University scholarships; Trollope's "Rachel Ray"; and Thomson's "City of Dreadful Night." Philosophical, literary and religious observations are interspersed. Correspondents include John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, Richard Monckton Milnes Houghton, Benjamin Jowett, Leslie Stephen, David Masson, John, Viscount Morley, Frederic William Henry Myers, James Thomson, and Anthony Trollope.

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