- Critics tend to regard Adam Bede either as an elegy for pastoral life or as a hegemonic project serving the interests of the rising ruling class.
- In the following two decades Eliot's output included the very popular novels Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda.
后来的20年中艾略特发表的著名作品有《亚当 - 比德》，《弗洛斯河上的磨坊》，《织工马南》，《米德尔马奇》和《但尼尔 - 狄隆达》等。
- The story of Adam Bede is no less than a mirror to the industrialized society symbolized by the steam-engine. Through this mirror the people living in "the present" can see what mankind has lost.
- The Past Is a Mirror:the Social and Ethical Issues in Adam Bede
- How long has Alice been going with Adam?
- Ever since Adam fool have been in the majority.