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Editors' Note

This year's issue of the George Eliot Review is the first for more than two decades that has not been shaped by the editorial hand of Beryl Gray. Beryl joined Graham Handley as co-editor in 1992 and continued until 2015, playing the leading role in…

Notes on Contributors 2016

Note: due to a printing error, contributor Michael Halliwell was mistakenly listed as David Halliwell.Isobel Armstrong is Professor Emerita of English at Birkbeck University of London. She has published widely on nineteenth-century literature and…

Review of Imagining Minds: The Neuro-Aesthetics of Austen, Eliot and Hardy by Kay Young

Imagining Minds sets out to read nineteenth-century fiction in the context of modern theories of human cognition and of the mind/body relationship, making the central contention that 'the novel is an aesthetic map to and experience of the nature of…

Review of Telegraphic Realism: Victorian Fiction and Other Information Systems by Richard Menke

Richard Menke's study draws illuminating connections between the development of literary realism and the revolutionary changes which the nineteenth century saw in methods of communication and information management. Innovations such as the Penny…

Review of Literature and Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Janis McLarren Caldwell

The title of this study somewhat belies its range and ambition. Caldwell offers a compelling account of the connections between medicine, hermeneutics and theology in the early and mid-century, and uses these related disciplines as the bases of…