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Novel (1 November 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) and in...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 511–516.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Dickens, 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...
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Novel (1 August 2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
... adduce actions and consequences in a narrative as evidence of an authorial judgment. Markovits, for example, cites the plot of Romola in an argument about Eliot's ambivalent treatment of action: “The book is still conservative, and political activity ends in disaster,” she writes, suggesting that the...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Eliot's own conviction that "for writing to be instrumental, it must be put into circulation, exchanged, and used; it cannot be hoarded (257). Oddly, Pettitt does not take up Romola, where this concern with the hoarding of intellectual property is treated not allegorically but directly, through the...
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... . Oxford : Oxford UP , 1999 . Eliot George . Romola . Ed. Barrett Dorothea . London : Penguin , 1996 . Gallagher Catherine . Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820 . Berkeley : U of California P , 1994 . Hansard's...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2005
... wrong. Over the many months during which Romola or Middlemarch first appeared, a complex relation developed between the author and her forecasting audience which became an increasing anxiety for the novel- ist. As Blackwood recorded of her remark about her last novel, Daniel Deronda, "It was...
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Novel (1 May 1999) 33 (1): 32–50.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Maurice's Theological Essays "dim and foggy" in 1853, the novelist called Maurice's letter in praise of Romola "the greatest, most generous tribute ever given to me in my life," and received Maurice's sister Esther as a regular guest in her home (Letters 2: 125, 4: 101-02). Llewelyn Davies and...
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Novel (1 May 2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
... address readers. Eliot then sharply drops direct address in Silas Marner (1861) , which never refers to the reader as such. By returning to address in paratextual forms in later novels, she indicates the need for some kind of space for rhetorically convening readers. Romola (1862–63) , published...
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Novel (1 May 2015) 48 (1): 63–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... fiction (including Romola , Middlemarch , and Daniel Deronda ), a single unifying narrative consciousness tends to compensate for serial disunity, or what she called the “Nightmare of the Serial” (20 Dec. 1859). 2 Where Eliot's approach separates novel form from its serial publication, Dickens's...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 May 2005
... great deal to each. Often the benefactor seems strange and unfamiliar to the character in distress, not at all the type of person expected. Tryan is a far cry from the canting hypo- crite Janet has ardently imagined. Romola is surprised to see Savonarola's calm gIance, and the "impression from...