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George Eliot

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Adam Bede | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of George Eliot's Adam Bede. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Adam Bede that you may enjoy.

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Carol, Alicia. "Tried in Earthly Fires: Hetty Wesley, Hetty Sorrel, and Adam Bede." Nineteenth-Century Literature, vol. 44, no. 2, Sept. 1989, pp. 218–24.

Eliot, George. Adam Bede. Edited with Introduction and Notes by Beryl Gray. Everyman, 1994.

Herbert, Christopher. "Preachers and the Schemes of Nature in Adam Bede." Nineteenth-Century Fiction, vol. 29, no. 4, March 1975, pp. 412–27.

Jones, Miriam. "The Usual Sad Catastrophe: From the Street to the Parlor in Adam Bede." Victorian Literature and Culture, vol. 32, no. 2, 2004, pp. 305–26.

Wolff, Michael. "Adam Bede's Families: At Home in Hayslope and Nuneaton." George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Studies, no. 32/33, September 1997, pp. 58–69.

Course Hero. "Adam Bede Infographic." Course Hero. 18 July 2018. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. <>.

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