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Henry James on Digression in George Eliot's Fiction

Stemming from a genuine desire to grapple with the complex theoretical issues underlying nineteenth-century attitudes to the novel and its aesthetic, Henry James was one of the leading critics of the mid-Victorian period. Yet his conclusion in his…

Towards a Critical Reputation: Henry James on Felix Holt, the Radical

A productive starting point for a critical evaluation of Henry James's criticism of George Eliot's fiction is his unsigned review of Felix Holt, the Radical, which, as his first piece of criticism on her, is perhaps itself most usefully read against…