Explore Eliot through her life, loves and the people and places which inspired her work.
Explore the people and places which inspired Eliot’s works.
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.
Eliot’s time in Coventry had an important impact on her professional and personal life.
George Eliot is most famous for being a writer. Find out about her journey to become Eliot, the author.
When publishing her books George Eliot used a pen name. Her identity was a secret until someone else claimed to be the famous Victorian author. Find out more about the story of the man who wasn’t George.
In 1919 Coventry Photographic Society photographed locations used by George Eliot in her novels and created a centenary exhibition. 100 years later, the Society photographed these locations again. Explore this fascinating digital exhibition and see how Eliot country has changed and in some ways remains the same.