Isaac Evans

Standard Name: Evans, Isaac

Connections

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Cultural formation George Eliot
Brought up in the established church , GE became, as a result of her own reading and thinking, from the age of fifteen to twenty-two an Evangelical (although still Anglican) and later an agnostic who...
death George Eliot
Her younger husband wrote that he was stunned by the frightful suddenness of her death.
Ashton, Rosemary. George Eliot: A Life. Hamish Hamilton, 1996.
379
She was buried in Highgate Cemetery, London; the large attendance at the funeral included her estranged brother Isaac
Family and Intimate relationships George Eliot
GE informed her brother Isaac of the relationship between her and Lewes : she made no pretence they were actually married, but she called him her husband and signed Marian Lewes.
Eliot, George. The George Eliot Letters. Haight, Gordon S.Editor , Yale University Press, 1978.
2: 331-2
Family and Intimate relationships George Eliot
Chrissey , elder sister of Marian Lewes (or GE ), died of consumption, aged forty-five; since Isaac Evans had embargoed correspondence, Marian had not known until the previous month that her sister was ill.
Ashton, Rosemary. George Eliot: A Life. Hamish Hamilton, 1996.
184
Haight, Gordon S. George Eliot: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1968.
277
Family and Intimate relationships George Eliot
Her elder brother Isaac Pearson Evans , born in 1816, was her most-loved sibling.
Karl, Frederick R. George Eliot: Voice of a Century. W.W. Norton, 1995.
12-13
Family and Intimate relationships George Eliot
Later still she was approached by Isaac 's eldest daughter, and re-established contact with that branch of her family. Isaac's wife wrote her a single-sentence letter of condolence when G. H. Lewes died. Isaac himself...
Family and Intimate relationships George Eliot
Informed by her solicitor on her instructions of her marriage, GE 's brother Isaac wrote to congratulate her on her marriage, breaking his long silence. She quickly responded with pleasure.
Haight, Gordon S. George Eliot: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1968.
541
Literary responses George Eliot
Barbara Bodichon , encountering excerpts from the novel in Algiers, was immediately convinced it was the work of her friend—there is her great big head and heart and her wise wide views
Eliot, George. The George Eliot Letters. Haight, Gordon S.Editor , Yale University Press, 1978.
3: 56-7

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