Thornton Lewes

Standard Name: Lewes, Thornton


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Family and Intimate relationships George Eliot
Rosemary Ashton , biographer of GE , says there is no evidence whether or how much GE regretted the childlessness which she chose because of law and social prejudice. After Lewes told his three sons...
Friends, Associates Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
In May 1869 George Eliot recorded in her diary Bodichon's steady friendship at the time when G. H. Lewes 's son Thornie was dying of tuberculosis of the spine. Bodichon visited twice a week and...
Textual Features George Eliot
In the later part of the same year, during the last illness of Lewes's son Thornie , GE wrote more personal poetry. In July came a sonnet sequence about a young brother and sister which...


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