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At George Henry Lewes's death in 1878, Anthony Trollope praised him as journalist, editor, critic, philosophical populariser, biographer, and scientific writer. Bibliographic Citation link. One of the leading Victorian men of letters, he is nevertheless remembered chiefly as the partner of George Eliot.
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18 April 1817 GHL, writer, was born in London. Bibliographic Citation link.
1 November 1855 GHL published the first complete biography of Goethe in any language: The Life and Works of Goethe. George Eliot assisted in the research. Bibliographic Citation link.
30 November 1878 GHL, writer and partner of George Eliot, died at The Priory, near Regent's Park. Bibliographic Citation link.
By the end of 1879 Mind as a Function of the Organism, the final volume of GHL's Problems of Life and Mind, appeared, seen through the press by George Eliot after her partner's death. Bibliographic Citation link.
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