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Review of George Eliot and Judaism by Saleel Nurbhai and K.M. Newton

Saleel Nurbhai and K. M. Newton break new ground with this consideration of George Eliot's exploitation of Jewish mysticism and mythology in fiction written before the novel that obvi-ously promotes that tradition, Daniel Deronda. In their…

Review of Scenes of Sympathy: Identity and Representation in Victorian Fiction by Audrey Jaffe and "Without any Check of Proud Reserve": Sympathy and its Limits in George Eliot's Novels by Ellen Argyros

These two books, when read together, make an exceedingly interesting comparative study of 'sympathy', that term so pervasive in George Eliot's work. Audrey Jaffe's book resituates the idea of 'sympathy' in the Foucauldian notions of…