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Mr AF Cross - founder of the George Eliot Fellowship

The George Eliot Fellowship was founded by Mr A F Cross on 9th November 1930.

The title of 'Fellowship' rather than society was a personal choice of Mr Cross, as he felt it to be most suited to admirers of a woman who still had a message for present and future generations.

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George Eliot Visitor Centre site

George Eliot Visitor Centre

Read about the Fellowship's ambitious plans to develop a visitor centre on the site of the outbuildings at Griff House, Nuneaton.

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George Eliot Essay Prize Winners

George Eliot Review

George Eliot Review 2023

The George Eliot Review Online is a digital archive of nearly 50 years’ worth of the George Eliot Fellowship’s George Eliot Review. Since 1970, the Fellowship has published an annual journal of society updates, speeches, analytical essays, and reviews of books related to George Eliot.

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GEF Council

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Latest News

Find out what is going on, Members have access to more files and articles.

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The George Eliot Fellowship