George Eliot Review Issue 51: 2020

It is nearly thirty years since Karen Chase and T. R. Wright both produced fine short studies of Middlemarch in the same year, 1991, and this addition to the French ‘Clefs concours’ series can hold its own with those two predecessors. Michael…

Paul Davies’s brief for the essays comprising Still Crazy About George Eliot 200 Years Later was, in many ways, a challenging one: write an essay celebrating an aspect of George Eliot’s life and work in a ‘conversational tone’, avoiding a ‘dry old…

‘No man is an island’, according to John Donne. For George Eliot however, writing in the 1854 letter which opens Thomas Albrecht’s study of The Ethical Vision of George Eliot, ‘[w]e are all islands’. The moral question of isolation or isolationism…