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Japanese Branch Report 2004

On Saturday, 27 November 2004, the eighth annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Literature Hall in Kobe College (Kobe Jogakuin). The morning session began with an opening address by Kazuo Fujikawa (Okayama University),…

Basil and Vampire: Fears of Dissection in Middlemarch

In the final chapter of George Eliot's Middlemarch, after describing the death of Lydgate and Rosamond's subsequent second marriage to 'an elderly and wealthy physician', the narrator tells us that Lydgate once called her his basil plant; and when…