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Bodenheimer, Rosemarie, The Real Life of Mary Ann Evans: George Eliot, Her Letters and Fiction, Cornell University Press, 1996.

Bodenheimer uses Eliot's own writings, particularly her voluminous correspondence, to explore her life and work.

Giobbi, Giuliana, "A Blurred Picture: Adolescent Girls Growing Up in Fanny Burney, George Eliot, Rosamond Lehman, Elizabeth Bowen and Dacia Maraini," in Journal of European Studies, June 1995, p. 141.

Giobbi examines adolescent female characters in the work of several women writers and discusses their path to maturity.

Hughes, Kathryn, George Eliot: The Last Victorian, National Book Network, 2001.

In this combination of biography and critical work, Hughes examines Eliot's phenomenal celebrity in her own lifetime, as well as the Victorian society that nurtured it.

Ludwig, Mark, "George Eliot and the Trauma of Loss," in Essays in Literature, Fall 1992, p. 204.

Ludwig discusses the repeated portrayal of traumatic loss in Eliot's novels.

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