We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. To obtain the ZIP file find the area on the left of this page which has PDF and TXT in it, and click on FTP. The larger of the two TXT files is what you need to read the book using yBook. Romola, novel by George Eliot, first published in 1862–63 in The Cornhill Magazine. Ramola always occupied a special place in George Eliot's own affections, Looking back at the end of her career she remarked 'I felt some wonder that anyone should think I had written anything better'. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. In the narrative, Tito, a handsome but scheming Greek opportunist, marries Romola, the daughter of a scholar. A number of manuscript readings are also restored, where it seems likely that the Cornhill compositor misread the handwriting. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Romola finds strength in helping to care for Tito’s other wife and the children of that union. Since its first appearance, Romola has perplexed many of George Eliot's admirers by the range and density of its historical references. To create an audiobook, using for instance Text Aloud MP3, download the ZIP file and unpack it. Be the first one to, Athelstane e-Books, London, England, United Kingdom, Advanced embedding details, examples, and help, Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0, Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014). See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. George_Eliot_Romola Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t26973856 Location Fifteenth century Italy Ocr ABBYY FineReader 8.0 Ppi 72 Rights We used a Plustek OpticBook 3600 scanner to scan the pages. Uploaded by The book was published in three volumes in 1863. This article was most recently revised and updated by, Romola - Student Encyclopedia (Ages 11 and up). Get kids back-to-school ready with Expedition: Learn! Andrew Brown is Editorial Director, Humanities, at Cambridge University Press, Volume 6 of The Clarendon edition of the novels of George Eliot, Director of Humanities Publishing Andrew Brown. It was first published in 1863. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. on December 24, 2007, There are no reviews yet. The smaller of the two TXT files contains full instructions for creating audiobooks. The result is to re-establish the novel as one of the very greatest of her artistic accomplishments - in Henry James's words, 'on thewhole the finest thing she wrote'. Search the history of over 446 billion web pages on the Internet. This is a very long description of life in Italy round about the year 1500. We then made a pdf which we used to assist with checking and editing the OCRed text. Romola, novel by George Eliot, first published in 1862–63 in The Cornhill Magazine. The book was published in three volumes in 1863. Changes and deletions in the manuscript are recorded in the apparatus, along with rejected variants from post-Cornhill printings. Romola (1862–63) is a historical novel written by Mary Ann Evans under the pen name of George Eliot set in the fifteenth century. We have reproduced here the 1913 ediion. He deceives Romola, is unscrupulous in his political dealings, and is finally killed by his adoptive father. To get best value set "Use Logical Page Numbers" to "ON" in Edit/Preferences/Page Display of your PDF viewer. Romola by George Eliot, unknown edition, Eliot’s only historical novel, set in 15th century Florence under the rule of the Medicis, blends fact with fiction as the reader follows the almost saint-like Romola and the amoral and feckless Tito Melema whom she marries against … It is "a deep study of life in the city of Florence from an intellectual, artistic, religious, and social point of view". The copy text for the Clarendon edition is the serialization in the Cornhill Magazine (July 1862-August 1863), emended to incorporate authorial revisions in the first edition in book form (1863), the Illustrated edition (1865), and the setting copy and proofs of the Cabinet edition (1877-8). Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Encyclopaedia Britannica's editors oversee subject areas in which they have extensive knowledge, whether from years of experience gained by working on that content or via study for an advanced degree.... Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox.