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The Egyptian Sorcerer in Adam Bede

Many scholars and critics have discussed the symbolic significance of the famous opening sentence of Adam Bede and related it to George Eliot's own narrative method, but the precise workings of the Egyptian sorcerer's magical exercise in divination…

Review of Oscar Browning's Life of George Eliot

I would like to draw the attention of interested readers and George Eliot scholars to one of the earliest biographies of George Eliot, that written by Oscar Browning. It is a book which, apart from many interesting anecdotes of her life, might still…

'Pier-glass Imagery' in Middlemarch

In 'George Eliot's Middlemarch as a translation of Spinoza's Ethics' (GER 40), Miriam Henson refers to the author's use of 'pier glass' imagery to illustrate her theory of morality and to show how an individual looks at the world from his self as the…