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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 32–50.
Published: 01 May 1999
...DAVID PAYNE The Serialist Vanishes: Producing Belief in George Eliot DAVID PAYNE Why should one expect the truth to be consoling? --George Eliot to Edith Simcoxl Though the novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton...
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Novel (2010) 43 (2): 271–293.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Kevin A. Morrison This article examines representations of gestural and rhetorical modes of male suffering in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights and George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss . It argues that these novels, focusing on the transition from a traditional yeoman economy to a system...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Joseph Murtagh “George Eliot and the Rise of the Language of Expertise” examines the impact of professionalization on the novels of George Eliot. By vastly increasing the scope and complexity of nineteenth-century occupations, professionalization created certain challenges for novelists...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2005
...DEBRA GETTELMAN Reading Ahead in George Eliot DEBRA GETTELMAN Referring to a letter from Jane Carlyle in which she described her warm response to Adam Bede, George Eliot wrote to her publisher, John Blackwood, "Will you tell her that the sort of effect she...
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Novel (2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Matthew Fellion This essay uses the concepts of the pharmakos and the pharmakeus from Derrida's “Plato's Pharmacy” to describe the relationship between George Eliot's scapegoated characters and the narrators that structure her novels' systems of value. Focusing in particular on Hans Meyrick...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 210–226.
Published: 01 August 2021
... between a liberal valorization of disagreement and a liberal concern regarding its potential for violence in George Eliot's great novel of belief, Romola ( 1853 ). Critics have debated the extent of Eliot's liberalism, with some pointing to her apparently conservative commitment to the claims of history...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 538–545.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and George Eliot's Middlemarch stakes its claim as a novel not only alongside, but also beyond, sensibilities and modes sociological, that other explorer of the “new social continent.” This essay shows that the novel's desire to secure its difference from sociological practices is strong enough to write...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Alicia Williams Abstract Whence the “dear reader”—and to where? This essay proposes that George Eliot's reformulation of nineteenth-century conventions for addressing reading audiences documents a response to the emergence of Britain's first mass reading public. Eliot inherits a propensity...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 490–496.
Published: 01 November 2009
...David Kurnick This essay aims to deepen our understanding of the intellectual and affective characteristics of novel reading by examining the tendency of George Eliot's heroines to drift free of the constraints of their own plots. It focuses on Eliot's historical novel Romola (1862-63...
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Novel (2009) 42 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Srdjan Smajić This essay argues that the relationship between realism and supernaturalism in realist novels is more complicated—and more symbiotic—than critics generally acknowledge. Taking Walter Scott's Waverley , George Eliot's Silas Marner , and Charlotte Brönte's Jane Eyre as representative...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 31–55.
Published: 01 May 2012
... a shift in the focus of public sympathy from incompetent aristocratic officers to heroic working-class soldiers—thus moving Russell's reports into the realm of the realist novel, as its terms were being debated and defined in the 1850s. The essay compares Russell's journalism with George Eliot's AdamBede...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 214–233.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of possible contingencies, novelists drew from a wider fascination with the collection of social statistical information and the promise that this offered for envisioning possible dangers and picturing contingent versions of the self. I consider several examples of George Eliot's engagement with the logic...
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Novel (2013) 46 (3): 438–452.
Published: 01 November 2013
... light on what makes Eliot's last novel such a particular book. © 2013 by Novel, Inc. 2013 Duke University Press Works Cited Anderson Amanda . “George Eliot and the Jewish Question.” Yale Journal of Criticism 10 . 1 ( 1997 ): 39 – 61 . Benjamin Walter . “The Work of Art...
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Novel (2009) 42 (2): 297–303.
Published: 01 August 2009
... , Anthony Trollope's The Way We Live Now , and George Eliot's Middlemarch . © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Envy and Victorian Fiction William A. Cohen Structuralist accounts of the classic novel have long noted that the genre’s formal constraints pull narrative in two opposing...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 511–516.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and George Eliot and concludes with a discussion of novelistic time and the production of social relations. © 2009 by Novel, Inc. 2009 Works Cited Eliot , George . Romola . Ed. Sanders Andrew. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1980 . Freud , Sigmund . Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis...
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Novel (2004) 37 (1-2): 209–211.
Published: 01 August 2004
...DANIEL HACK NEIL HERTZ, George Eliot’s Pulse (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2003), pp. xii + 168, cloth, $60.00, paper, $18.95. Copyright © Novel Corp. 2003 2003 Neil Hertz's Pulse NEIL HERTZ, George Eliot's Pulse (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2003), pp. xii + 168...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... But let us love thaf other beauty too, which lies in no secret of proportion, but in the secret of deep human sympathy. Eliot, Adam Bede Emerging, as it did, within a literary market that paraded beggars and orphans before the tearful...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 189–209.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Jill Galvan One of the most fascinating things about Eliot's treatment of the marriage plot is how tightly she ties it to its literary historical roots: to generic medieval and Renaissance tropes. The Victorian marriage plot has its origins in traditions of courtly tales of a knight's or pining...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 November 2000
...COURTNEY BERGER When Bad Things Happen to Bad People: Liability and Individual Consciousness in Adam Bede and Silas Marner COURTNEY BERGER A large portion of George Eliot's first full-fledged novel Adam Bede (1859) is devoted...
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Novel (2021) 54 (2): 227–247.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Audrey Jaffe Copyright © 2021 by Novel, Inc. 2021 In a blog post about George Eliot's representation of fifteenth-century Florence in Romola ( 1862–63 ), Rohan Maitzen comments on parts of the novel that, she suggests, “induce giggles or worse” ( “OLM” ), including one she calls...