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Review of The Spanish Gypsy by George Eliot edited by A.D. van den Broek

This edition complements the two volume edition of The Complete Shorter Poetry of George Eliot, also edited by Antonie Gerard van den Broek and published by Pickering and Chatto in 2005. Like those volumes it presents an edited text and a mass of…

Review of The Complete Shorter Poetry of George Eliot ed. A.G. van den Broek

This is the first fully edited and annotated edition of George Eliot's poems to appear in print. 'Shorter' means all the poems except The Spanish Gypsy, which is to appear in a companion volume by the same editors in 2008. Whatever arguments there…

Review of Wordsworth and the Victorians by Stephen Gill

Words worth belongs to a generation that re-invented posterity as the true judge of artistic worth, a truth beyond fashion and faction, the eternal justification of a misunderstood life. His exact contemporary Hölderlin asked 'Wozu Dichter in…

Review of The Ideology of Imagination: Subject and Society in the Discourse of Romanticism by Forest Pyle

A first reaction to the title of this book might be to wonder that it has apparently not been used before: ideology, imagination, subject, society, discourse, Romanticism - a compendium of weighty terms elegantly linked. Another might be to sigh at…