George Henry Lewes

George Henry Lewes

Born: April 18, 1817

Died: November 30, 1878

Nationality: English

Occupation: Philosopher, literary

Biography: George Henry Lewes was an English philosopher and critic of literature and theatre. He became part of the mid-Victorian ferment of ideas which encouraged discussion of Darwinism, positivism, and religious scepticism.

Source/Notes: The Principles of Success in Literature (1901 edition)

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