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Lita Gabriel
Lita Gabriel • 2 years ago

George Eliot whose real name was Mary Ann Evans was a prolific female author in Victorian England who chose to write under a male name because it was hard to publish as a woman and be taken seriously. Because the public & critics assumed she was a man, her books received critical acclaim & at s/he was considered the greatest English author in the world. She paved the way for other women authors & showed that women were capable of performing works equal to or better than the men of her age.

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