George Eliot Review Issue 40: 2009

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Issue 40 of the George Eliot Review
Contains:
Margaret Wolfit Obituary
Notes on Contributors 2009
Review of Private Sphere to World Stage from Austen to Eliot by Elizabeth Sabiston
Conference Report, Annual George Eliot Conference, 2008: "on 'George Eliot's Beginnings: Scenes of Clerical Life Celebrated'"
Review of Victorian Turns, NeoVictorian Returns: Essays on Fiction and Culture edited by Penny Gay, Judith Johnston and Catherine Waters.
Annual Report - 2008
George Eliot and the Female Tradition: A Little-Known Source
George Eliot to Martha Jackson: A New Holograph Letter with Unpublished Passages
Review of George Eliot: Novelist, Lover, Wife by Brenda Maddox
J.W. Cross Defends G. H. Lewes
George Eliot's Middlemarch as a Translation of Spinoza's Ethics
Orchestrating Society: The Merging of Language and Voice to Create Social Bonds in Romola
Review of Eliot's Middlemarch: Reader's Guide by Josie Billington
George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 2008: "Who was Mrs Nassau Senior? Was She the Inspiration for George Eliot's Dorothea in Middlemarch?"
Japanese Branch Report 2008
Toast to the Immortal Memory of George Eliot, 2008

My Mum, Margaret Wolfit (Amis) passed away on 20th September. I wanted to write to reassure everyone that she didn't suffer for long and that 2008 was a decent year in many ways. As you may know, she'd been treated for breast cancer thirteen years…

Lucy Amis is the daughter of Margaret Wolfit and currently works at the International Business Leaders Forum, a London-based educational charity which focuses on how global companies can conduct their business in ways that demonstrate respect for…

Elizabeth Sabiston's Private Sphere to World Stage from Austen to Eliot is a somewhat perplexing book. Ostensibly, Sabiston sets out to contribute to ongoing discussions about the difficulties faced by nineteenth-century women writers, who 'were…