George Eliot Review Issue 41: 2010

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Issue 41 of the George Eliot Review
Contains:
Review of Women Reviewing Women in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Critical Reception of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte and George Eliot by Joanne Wilkes
Good teaching': Adam Bede and Education
Review of George Eliot's Intellectual Life by Avrom Fleishman
Hetty had never read a novel': Adam Bede and Realism
Annual Report - 2009
The Art of Conduct, the Conduct of Art and the Mixed Science of Eliot's Ethics: 'The Sympathetic Impulse' and 'The Scientific Point of View' in The Mill on the Floss
Notes on Middlemarch and Romola
George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 2009: "A Loss for Words"
Toast to the Immortal Memory of George Eliot, 2009
Editor's Note
Superior Domesticity: Two George Eliot Cats
Expressive Things in Adam Bede
Adam Bede and Emigration
Mrs. Meyrick's Cat
Japanese Branch Report 2009
George Eliot as Historian: The Case of Mr. Crewe and Hugh Hughes
Review of Charles Dickens by Michael Slater
Review of Daniel Deronda, adapted by John Cooper and performed by Traffic of the Stage
The Representation of Place in Middlemarch

The subtitle of Joanne Wilkes' elegant and meticulous monograph is somewhat misleading. Although Austen, Bronte and Eliot make regular appearances, as one would expect the three major female literary figures of the nineteenth century to do, the work…

George Eliot's commitment to teaching motivates her writing from the first. Like many of those whose thinking was shaped by early nineteenth-century evangelicalism, she saw education as a vital responsibility. In 1847, when she was twenty-eight years…

Avrom Fleishman's study of George Eliot as a Victorian intellectual comes late in a distinguished career of scholarly publication that stretches over more than forty years. The book primarily concerns itself with some large questions: What were…