George Eliot Review 2015

Includes Jen Davis's prize-winning essay on Silas Marner and its Coleridgean influence; Barbara Hardy on Elizabeth Gaskell in Middlemarch; Marianne Burton on sexual knowledge among unmarried young women in Middlemarch; Kate Osborne on Mr Brooke's Thinking Organ; John Rignall on Middlemarch and the Franco-Prussian War; Rodney Edgecombe on Felix Holt and the Gusset of Futurity; and Rosemary J Burges Woods on the life of George Evans.

There is a Middlemarch 2014 Conference report by Tonny VD Broek, reports from the chairman and from our Japanese branch and there are reviews of the usual handful of new books about George Eliot. K M Newton reviews Middlemarch: Critical Approaches to the Novel, edited by Barbara Hardy (first published in 1967 and reprinted as a classic of literary criticism); Brenda McKay reviews George Eliot's Feminism by June Skye Szirotny; Tonny VD Broek reviews George Eliot, Poetess by Wendy S Williams; John Rignall reviews George Eliot and Money: Economics, Ethics and Literature by Dermot Coleman; Margaret Harris reviews Sophie and the Sibyl: A Victorian Romance by Patricia Duncker (who will be delivering the Annual GE Lecture in October 2015); and John Stokes reviews The Dog in the Dickensian Imagination by Beryl Gray.



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