The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot / Edition 1

by George Levine
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052166473X

ISBN-13: 9780521664738

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume of specially commissioned essays provides accessible introductions to all aspects of George Eliot's writing by some of the most distinguished new and established scholars and critics of Victorian literature. The essays are comprehensive, scholarly and lucidly written, and at the same time offer original insights into the work of one of the most

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This volume of specially commissioned essays provides accessible introductions to all aspects of George Eliot's writing by some of the most distinguished new and established scholars and critics of Victorian literature. The essays are comprehensive, scholarly and lucidly written, and at the same time offer original insights into the work of one of the most important Victorian novelists, and into her complex and often scandalous career. With its supplementary material, including a chronology and a guide to further reading, this Companion is an invaluable tool for scholars and students alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521664738
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
1,250,309
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Chronology; Texts and abbreviations; 1. Introduction: George Eliot and the art of realism George Levine; 2. A woman of many names Rosemarie Bodenheimer; 3. The early novels Josephine McDonagh; 4. The later novels Alexander Welsh; 5. George Eliot and philosophy Suzy Anger; 6. George Eliot and science Diana Postlethwaite; 7. George Eliot and religion Barry Qualls; 8. George Eliot and politics Nancy Henry; 9. George Eliot and gender Kate Flint; 10. George Eliot and her publishers Donald Gray; 11. George Eliot: reputation and influence Kathleen Blake; 12. Works cited and further reading Tanya Agathocleous.

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