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A Serial Reading of Daniel Deronda

A Newberry Library Adult Education Seminar Registration is now closed. George Eliot’s final novel is ambitious, challenging, and astonishingly multi-dimensional. With Daniel Deronda, Eliot blends a provocative examination of marriage and personal aspiration with a meditation on Jewish identity in Victorian Britain. This seminar invites participants to immerse themselves in the world of the novel […]

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A Serial Reading of The Mill on the Floss

A Newberry Library Adult Education Seminar See https://www.newberry.org/WS21GeorgeEliot for full registration information. Image: “Maggie Tulliver in the Boat,” by F. S. Church for the Handy Volume Edition of George Eliot’s The Mill on the Floss, 1880 (Boston: Dana Estes & Company). https://babel.hathitrust.org.

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Newberry Library Seminar Serial Reading Guides

Middlemarch Serial Reading Guide

This guide will help you read George Eliot’s Middlemarch in nine sessions. It can also help teachers bring a serial reading of this novel to students. This serial reading guide is not designed to be read all at once, but studied in parts, along with the corresponding parts of the novel. Middlemarch was first published […]

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A Serial Reading of Middlemarch

A Newberry Library Adult Education Seminar   This Newberry Seminar is now concluded. It was held in the fall of 2019.  To celebrate the author’s bicentenary, this seminar explores George Eliot’s Victorian masterpiece Middlemarch in manageable weekly installments for serial reading and discussion—with no spoilers! The result is an engaging in-depth look at Eliot’s literary technique […]

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A Serial Reading of Adam Bede

This Newberry Seminar is now concluded. It was held in the fall of 2018.  To celebrate George Eliot’s bicentennial year, this seminar presents the author’s first full-length novel in manageable weekly installments for serial reading and discussion—no spoilers. Published in 1859 (twelve years before her celebrated Middlemarch) and widely acclaimed in its time, Adam Bede […]