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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 (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 (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...
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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 (2017) 50 (2): 217–235.
Published: 01 August 2017
... 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 disaster tells us...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 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 depiction...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... : 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 Parliamentary Debates...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 25–47.
Published: 01 May 2005
... and guessed 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...
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Novel (2019) 52 (1): 64–83.
Published: 01 May 2019
... 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 without the chapter epigraphs that appear in the manuscript, also never mentions the reader explicitly. The novel's prefatory “Proem...
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Novel (1999) 33 (1): 32–50.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., 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 his wife were close friends of the Leweses, moreover, often...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 63–84.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 110 ). In Eliot's serial 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...
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Novel (2005) 39 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 May 2005
... 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 it was so new to her, that her anger sank ashamed as something irrelevant" (429...