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Romola and Politics

It could properly be argued that Romola is George Eliot's most overtly political novel. Unlike Felix Holt or Middlemarch it doesn't directly refer to near contemporary political events, or to those of George Eliot's childhood and youth. Unlike Adam…

Review of Felix Holt, the Radical. Two new editions, Ed. A.G. can den Broek and Lynda Mugglestone

With Romola, Felix Holt, the Radical has generally proved to be George Eliot's least appreci-ated novel. Romola used to be safely categorized as 'smelling of the lamp', while Felix Holt was awkwardly 'political'. Despite a continuing critical unease…