Lewes, George Henry

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Lewes, George Henry (1817–78) English journalist and critic. He wrote dramatic criticism as well as philosophical works, including A Biographical History of Philosophy (1845) and the hugely successful The Life and Works of Goethe (1855). Separated from his wife, he lived with George Eliot, whose work he encouraged and influenced.

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