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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 295–317.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Susan de Sola Rodstein Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 SWEETNESS AND DARK: GEORGE ELIOT’S “BROTHER JACOB’’ BJI SUSAN DE SOLA RODSTEIN In the summer of 1860, George Eliot wrote “BrotherJacob,” her sec- ond and last...
Journal Article
Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 382–392.
Published: 01 December 1986
... in the issue. Unlike the sombre, learned Romola, “BrotherJacob” is a comedy, almost a jeu d’esprit. The tale traces the downfall of an aptly named roue, David Faux, through the ex- posure of his loving, idiot brother, Jacob. Alongside several nice swipes at English snobbery, colonial prejudices...