Radical Politics in the 1860s: The Writing of Felix Holt

Title

Radical Politics in the 1860s: The Writing of Felix Holt

Description

While Felix Holt the Radical was being written there was a transformation in the atmosphere surrounding further parliamentary reform in Britain. In March 1865, when George Eliot began the novel, the Liberal Prime Minister Palmerston remained cautious about an extension of the franchise. Yet Felix Holt was finished on 31…

Creator

David Paterson

Source

George Eliot Review
2017: 48, 23-32

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2017
Digitized 2017

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Citation

David Paterson, “Radical Politics in the 1860s: The Writing of Felix Holt,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed February 20, 2018, http://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/863.