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The Resource My life in Middlemarch, by Rebecca Mead

My life in Middlemarch, by Rebecca Mead

Label
My life in Middlemarch
Title
My life in Middlemarch
Statement of responsibility
by Rebecca Mead
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Rebecca Mead was a young woman in an English coastal town when she first read George Eliot's Middlemarch, regarded by many as the greatest English novel. After gaining admission to Oxford and moving to the United States to become a journalist, through love affairs, then marriage, and family, Mead read and reread Middlemarch. The novel, which Virginia Woolf famously described as "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people," offered Mead something that modern life and literature did not. In this wise and revealing work of biography, reportage, and memoir, Rebecca Mead leads us into the life that the book made for her, as well as the many lives the novel has led since it was written. Employing a structure that deftly mirrors that of the novel, My Life in Middlemarch takes the themes of Eliot's masterpiece and brings them into our world. My Life in Middlemarch is for every ardent lover of literature who cares about why we read books, and how they read us
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
BLACP
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Mead, Rebecca
Dewey number
823/.8
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR4662
LC item number
.M43 2014e
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kate Reading
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Reading, Kate
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  • Eliot, George
  • Mead, Rebecca
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
My life in Middlemarch, by Rebecca Mead
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • audio disc
  • computer disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
  • cd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 audio disc (approximately 9 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482973549
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
ZM9397
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn868826525
  • (OCoLC)868826525
System details
  • Compact disc, MP3 format
  • System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
My life in Middlemarch, by Rebecca Mead
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • audio disc
  • computer disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
  • cd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 audio disc (approximately 9 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482973549
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
ZM9397
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn868826525
  • (OCoLC)868826525
System details
  • Compact disc, MP3 format
  • System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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