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Review of Eliot's Middlemarch: Reader's Guide by Josie Billington

This new 'Reader's Guide' successfully complements two preceding works that were written for the same purpose of providing information and interpretation for readers of Middlemarch in a compact form: those by Karen Chase for Cambridge University…

Review of Victorian Turns, NeoVictorian Returns: Essays on Fiction and Culture edited by Penny Gay, Judith Johnston and Catherine Waters

The inside of this volume offers exactly the pleasurable variety and range of interest promised by its outside (the beautifully reproduced cover image is Ernest Dudley Heath's Piccadilly Circus at Night, 1893). As its title suggests, the volume,…

George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1999: "'What Can I Do?' George Eliot, Her Reader and the Task of the Narrator in Middlemarch"

Middlemarch is widely recognized as being one of the most strenuously narrated novels in English literature. Many of the most moving, and most quoted, lines of the novel are the prod-uct of direct narrational intervention and the reader is aware of…