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George Eliot whose real name was Mary Ann Evans was a prolific female author in Victorian England who chose to write under a male name because it was hard to publish as a woman and be taken seriously. Because the public & critics assumed she was a man, her books received critical acclaim & at s/he was considered the greatest English author in the world. She paved the way for other women authors & showed that women were capable of performing works equal to or better than the men of her age.

Mary Ann Evans November 1819 – 22 December alternatively "Mary Anne" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.

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This George Eliot quote neatly summarizes my current job. In reality, it is a tough row to hoe!

George Eliot: "It is never too late to be who you might have been." #inspirationalquotes

George Eliot: "It is never too late to be who you might have been." #inspirationalquotes

"And of course men know best about everything, except what women know better." - George Eliot, Middlemarch. | Fifty Shades of Grey | In Theaters Valentine's Day

In December MIDDLEMARCH was voted the best British novel of all time. (George Eliot Middlemarch literary quote by JenniferDareDesigns)

Portrait of George Eliot (1819-1880) - Lisa Congdon

Charles Dickens’s Heartening Fan Mail to George Eliot

It was under the male pseudonym George Eliot that Mary Anne Evans (November 1819 – December became one of the most revered voices in literary history – a choice dictated as much by the biases of the Victorian era, in which women writers.

Delicious Autumn: "My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive Autumns."         ...

Delicious Autumn: "My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive Autumns.

George Eliot, Felix Holt

George Eliot, Felix Holt

"Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds." - George Eliot

"Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds." - George Eliot

That all-encompassing absolute despair of a "first great sorrow"... ~ George Eliot

George Eliot -- so, so true. The more sorrow you are able to recover from the stronger you become and the greater you feel hope for your future!