From Author to Text: Re-Reading George Eliot's Romola

From Author to Text: Re-Reading George Eliot's Romola

by Mark Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840142588

ISBN-13: 9781840142587

Pub. Date: 12/01/1998

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840142587
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
Nineteenth Century Series
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Acknowledgements
Editors' Note
Introduction1
IRethinking the Text
1George Eliot v. Frederic Leighton: Whose Text Is It Anyway?17
2The Texts of Romola37
IIRethinking the Heroine
3Mapping Romola: Physical Space, Women's Place53
4'Telling the Whole': Trauma, Drifting and Reconciliation in Romola67
5From Romola to Romola: The Complex Act of Naming89
IIIRethinking Authority
6George Eliot Martyrologist: The Case of Savonarola105
7Power and Persuasion: Voices of Influence in Romola123
8The Prophetic Fallacy: Realism, Foreshadowing and Narrative Knowledge in Romola135
9'An Imperceptible Start': The Sight of Humanity in Romola165
10Angels and Archangels: Romola and the Paintings of Florence181
Figures191
Notes on Contributors205
Select Bibliography207
Index213

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