George Eliot Review Issue 39: 2008

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Issue 39 of the George Eliot Review
Contains:
Notes on Contributors 2008
Editors' Note
Annual Report - 2007
Review of The Marriage of Minds: Reading Sympathy in the Victorian Marriage Plot by Rachel Ablow; and Victorian Fiction and the Insights of Sympathy: An Alternative to the Hermeneutics of Suspicion by Brigid Lowe
Review of The Spanish Gypsy by George Eliot edited by A.D. van den Broek
Reflections on the 'Scenes Revisited' Festival
Review of Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and Other Information Systems by Richard Menke
Daniel Deronda: The Cultural Imperative of Religion
Acting out' in Daniel Deronda
George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 2007: "Scenes and After"
Review of George Eliot (Routledge Guides to Literature) by Nancy Henry
Review of Jeanie, an 'Army of One': Mrs Nassau Senior, 1828-1877 by Sybil Oldfield
Review of The Cambridge Introduction to George Eliot by Nancy Henry
Address at the George Eliot Memorial Gardens Wreath Laying, 2007
Japanese Branch Report 2007
Address at the Celebration for Kathleen and Bill Adams at Arbury Hall, 6 May 2008
Toast to the Immortal Memory of George Eliot, 2007
George Eliot's Poetry of the Soul
Review of Felix Holt, the Radical adapted by Michael Eaton and directed by Lucy Bailey. BBC Radio 4, June-July 2007

Kathleen Adams was Secretary of the Fellowship from 1968 until her retirement in the spring of this year. She initiated the Review in 1970, was editor until 1981 and co-editor 1982-91. She published Those of Us Who Loved Her in 1980 and A Community…

This has not been the easiest report to write, possibly being my last one. My first report forty years ago was so short - a mere half page - but, in those days the tiny Fellowship was doing very little so it was not difficult to write it. Little…

Middlemarch has been in the public eye since our last issue: Erica Wagner's column in the Times for Saturday 13 October 2007 bore the heading 'How good is Middlemarch if you reread it? Better'; and on 24 May 2008 the Review section of the Saturday…