George Eliot Fellowship

The George Eliot Fellowship

The Annual Lecture

'Coming to Conclusions in Middlemarch'
In this lecture Professor Rosemary Ashton will look at 'conclusions' in two senses:
1. How George Eliot analyses and comes to judgments about characters and actions 
2. How she brings the novel to its conclusion/ending
Rosemary Ashton is a Vice-President of the Fellowship. She has a distinguished academic reputation and has published highly praised works on George Eliot, G H Lewes, Coleridge, Thomas and Jane Carlyle. Her interests include Anglo-German literary, intellectual and cultural relations in the 19th century. More
recently she has researched extensively on the Bloomsbury innovators and the radical publisher John Chapman, at 142 Strand.
Her latest book is ’One Hot Summer’ dealing with the Great Stick of 1858 in London. Rosemary is Emeritus Quain Professor of English Language and Literature and an Honorary Fellow at University College London.

Event Information

Event Date Sat 3 Sep 2022 2:00 pm
Event End Date Sat 3 Sep 2022 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Individual Price £8 members, £10 non members