By George: adaptation of Middlemarch | The Application Board

Middlemarch It is “classic” because it still has resonance today, and the story needs to survive in many different and relevant interpretations. But the only translation known is the translation from the literary form to the dramatic. Drama is the development of character under the pressure of action. When I changed Eliot Adam Bede many … Read more

What Michael Bloomberg can learn from “Middlemarch”

If Michael Bloomberg were a figure from a nineteen-year-old novel, he would be the one written by Anthony Trollope, whose evidence of the intersection of class, money, and politics – especially in his work comedy, “The Way We Live Now” – Reads like a comedy about a twenty-first century audience, even though it was written … Read more

“Middlemarch” is also available as a Web site

“Middlemarch,” by George Eliot, was not immune to the kind of change that is now visited upon the works of nineteenth-century writers. Novelist Kay Woodward adapted Charlotte Brontë’s “Jane Eyre” into a chapter book for young adults called “Jane Airhead,” and Jane Austen’s works, from “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” are constantly expanding. or “The Lizzie Bennet … Read more