Discover George Eliot
This website has been created as part of the Exploring Eliot project. It brings together the fantastic George Eliot collections at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery, Nuneaton Library, Coventry Archives and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.
Find out more about the life of the famous author who grew up in Nuneaton and Coventry.
Films, poetry and animation all inspired by George Eliot and the collections.
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Explore creative responses to the George Eliot collection at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery.
Eliot’s time in Coventry had an important impact on her professional and personal life.
Although her birth name was Mary Anne Evans, George Eliot was known by many different names during her lifetime. Discover why she wrote under the name, George Eliot.