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Tito, Dionysus and Apollo: an Examination of Tito Melema in Romola

Greek myth is significant throughout George Eliot’s work, and is especially important in the characterization of Tito Melema. A particular identification with Dionysus or Baccus begins early in the novel when Nello, after remarking that the newcomer…

Some Notes on George Eliot and Greek Myth

These notes comment first of all upon some points in Joseph Wiesenfarth's article 'Mythic perspectives in George Eliot's Fiction' in The George.Eliot Review, 24, 1993. One of his interpretations of an allusion to Greek myth relates to Farebrother's…