Adam Bede

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OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS

GEORGE ELIOT


Adam Bede

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by VALENTINE CUNNINGHAM

Oxford New York OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Table of contents

  • Adam Bede i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • Note on the Text xli
  • Select Bibliography xliii
  • A Chronology of George Eliot xlv
  • Title Page 1
  • Contents 3
  • Book First 5
  • Chapter I the Workshop 5
  • Chapter II the Preaching 14
  • 33 Chapter III After the Preaching 33
  • Chapter IV Home and Its Sorrows 39
  • Chapter V the Rector 54
  • Chapter VI the Hall Farm 71
  • Chapter IX Hetty's World 96
  • Chapter X Dinah Visits Lisbeth 103
  • Chapter XII in the Wood 124
  • Chapter XIII Evening in the Wood 135
  • Chapter XIV the Return Home 140
  • Chapter XV the Two Bed-Chambers 149
  • Chapter XVI Links 162
  • Book Second 175
  • Chapter XVII in Which the Story Pauses a Little 175
  • Chapter XVIII Church 185
  • Chapter XIX Adam on a Working Day 207
  • Chapter XX Adam Visits the Hall Farm 214
  • Book Third 247
  • Chapter XXII Going to the Birthday Feast 247
  • Chapter XXIII Dinner-Time 258
  • Chapter XXIV the Health-Drinking 263
  • Chapter XXV the Games 271
  • Book Fourth 291
  • Chapter XXVII 291
  • Chapter XXVIII a Dilemma 302
  • Chapter XXIX the Next Morning 310
  • Chapter XXX the Delivery of the Letter 318
  • Chapter XXXII Mrs Poyser 'Has Her Say Out' 341
  • Chapter XXXIII More Links 350
  • Chapter XXXIV the Betrothal 357
  • Chapter XXXV the Hidden Dread 362
  • Book Fifth 369
  • Chapter XXXVI the Journey in Hope 369
  • Chapter XXXVII the Journey in Despair 378
  • Chapter XXXVIII the Quest 390
  • Chapter Xxxix the Tidings 404
  • Chapter XLII the Morning of the Trial 425
  • Chapter XLIII the Verdict 430
  • Chapter XLIV Arthur's Return 437
  • Chapter XLV in the Prison 445
  • Chapter XLVI the Hours of Suspense 456
  • Book Sixth 473
  • Chapter Xlix at the Hall Farm 473
  • Chapter L in the Cottage 483
  • Chapter LI Sunday Morning 494
  • Chapter LII Adam and Dinah 506
  • Chapter LIII the Harvest Supper 515
  • Chapter Liv the Meeting on the Hill 528
  • Chapter LV Marriage Bells 533
  • Epilogue 537
  • Appendix 1 George Eliot's History of Adam Bede 541
  • Appendix 2 the Crime, Trial, and Execution of Mary Voce: Three Contemporary Broadsheets 544
  • Explanatory Notes 554
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