Gordon S. Haight

Standard Name: Haight, Gordon S.


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Friends, Associates Marie Belloc Lowndes
Her literary friends of a generation before her own included George Meredith , Rhoda Broughton , and Henry James . She participated in the friendship of the two last-named by being regularly at Broughton's house...
Literary responses George Eliot
The critical tide did not turn (despite some acute criticism from Virginia Woolf , who called Middlemarchthe magnificent book which with all its imperfections is one of the few English novels written for grown-up...
Literary responses Marie Belloc Lowndes
She anticipated that this book would be less popular than its predecessor.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. Diaries and Letters of Marie Belloc Lowndes, 1911-1947. Editor Marques, Susan Lowndes, Chatto and Windus.
In England, however, Harold Hannyngton Child , who had first reviewed her for the Times Literary Supplement almost forty years before this...
Reception George Eliot
Many friends of GE including Edith J. Simcox , plus biographers such as Gordon S. Haight , believed that readers had reason to be grateful to G. H. Lewes for his tireless protection of GE
Textual Production Marie Belloc Lowndes
MBL began early to publish short stories. In her diary she wrote that the first to see print was in a journal called Merry England (edited by Alice and Wilfrid Meynell from May 1883 to...
Textual Production Katharine S. Macquoid
George Eliot wrote to KSM on Christmas Day 1877 to thank her for sending a copy of her pretty tract about the Hospital.
Eliot, George. Letter to Katharine S. Macquoid.
This note has only recently been rediscovered. It was offered for sale...


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Haight, Gordon S., editor. A Century of George Eliot Criticism. Houghton Mifflin, 1965.
McKenzie, Keith Alexander, and Gordon S. Haight. Edith Simcox and George Eliot. Oxford University Press, 1961.
Haight, Gordon S. George Eliot: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1968.
Haight, Gordon S., and Keith Alexander McKenzie. “Introduction”. Edith Simcox and George Eliot, Oxford University Press, 1961, p. xi - xviii.
Eliot, George. Middlemarch. Editor Haight, Gordon S., Houghton Mifflin, 1968.
Eliot, George. “Preface”. The George Eliot Letters, edited by Gordon S. Haight, Yale University Press, 1954, p. 1: ix - lxxvii.
Eliot, George. The George Eliot Letters. Editor Haight, Gordon S., Yale University Press, 1978.
Eliot, George. The Mill on the Floss. Editor Haight, Gordon S., Clarendon, 1980.