Middlemarch

George Eliot Middlemarch   Middlemarch was written by a woman, who used a man’s name because she did not want her work to be judged according to the prejudices against women that were usual during her lifetime. The story is set in the nineteenth century, during...

Resurrection: The Awakening

Leo Tolstoy Resurrection: The Awakening Original Russian Title: Воскресение The young nobleman Nekhlyudov serves as a juror during the trial of a young woman whom he recognizes as she appears in court: Katerina (Katyusha) Maslova, whom he had seduced ten years before...