• Suzana Ibraimi Memeti State University of Tetova, Faculty of Philology Department of English Language and Literature, North Macedonia




In the constellation of outstanding novelists of the Victorian period, George Eliot stands out with distinctive intellectualism and bold handling of the feminist theme. She stands out with the courage to defend the dignity of women and their rightful place in Victorian society, defying the prejudice of time. Philosophical ideas that play an important role in the literary creativity of George Eliot do not belong to any authentic philosophical system, but are a kind of eclectic synthesis without permanent principles in the spirit of utilitarian materialism. In 1872 George Eliot published her masterpiece novel "Middlemarch," which Virginia Woolf called it "a magnificent book." The fictional title of the novel "Middlemarch" is quite struck because it includes the panorama of provincial life that connects several parallel events of the subject as a whole. In this novel, the events of several novels are woven and interwoven by the characters. The events of the novel take place on the threshold of the parliamentary reform of the year 1832. The events of this work speak about the situation and mood of different social layers during the electoral campaign. All the characters have a certain attitude towards the political and social events. All the characters in the book have certain positions in society, while men also have their professions.

Keywords: Women, rights, feminism, education, society, Victorian society.

Author Biography

Suzana Ibraimi Memeti, State University of Tetova, Faculty of Philology Department of English Language and Literature, North Macedonia

Suzana Ibraimi Memeti is a Professor at University of Tetovo. She has taught many subjects, such as: Contemporary English Language, Methodology of English Language, Comparative Literature and others since 2007. After gaining PhD degree on English Literature, she currently teaches mainly Literature subjects, a field of motivation for developing critical and analytical thinking, and enriching vocabulary. Since 2019 she is the ECTS Coordinator of the Faculty of Philology. She also teaches in the Master’s program of English Literature at the Univeristy of Tetova.


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How to Cite

Memeti, S. I. (2023). “MIDDLEMARCH,” THE MASTERPIECE OF GEORGE ELIOT. ANGLISTICUM. Journal of the Association-Institute for English Language and American Studies, 12(6), pp.24–27. https://doi.org/10.58885/ijllis.v12i6.24sm



Volume 12, No.6, June 2023