IBNA- A summarized version of 'Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life' (1871-72) a novel by English author Mary Anne Evans, who wrote as George Eliot has been published in Persian.
First appeared in eight installments (volumes) and uses realism to encompass historical events, the novel has been translated into Persian by Lida Tarzi. Neyestan Publishing has released this summarized version of ‘Middlemarch’ in 288 pages.
In a panoramic sweep of the years leading up to the First Reform Bill of 1832, George Eliot explores nearly every subject of concern to modern life: art, religion, science, politics, self, society, human relationships.
Among her characters are some of the most remarkable portraits in English literature: Dorothea Brooke, the heroine, idealistic but naive; Rosamund Vincy, beautiful and egoistic; Edward Casaubon, the dry-as-dust scholar; Tertius Lydgate, the brilliant but morally flawed physician; the passionate artist, Will Ladislaw; and Fred Vincy and Mary Garth, childhood sweethearts whose charming courtship is one of the many humorous elements in the novel's comic vein.
an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She wrote seven novels: ‘Adam Bede’ (1859), ‘The Mill on the Floss’ (1860), ‘Silas Marner’ (1861), ‘Romola’ (1862–63), ‘Felix Holt, the Radical’ (1866), ‘Middlemarch’ (1871–72) and ‘Daniel Deronda’ (1876).
Like Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy, she emerged from provincial England; most of her works are set there. She is known for their realism, psychological insight, sense of place and detailed depiction of the countryside.