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Shakespearean Allusions in 'Janet's Repentance'

This paper is part of a comprehensive survey of Shakespeare's influence on George Eliot's writing, an influence widely recognised by critics but rarely given the detailed analysis it deserves. It seems to me that a study of this sort is needed…

The Meaning of Milby in "Janet's Repentance"

Duty and its demands for self-sacrifice held a strong attraction for George Eliot throughout her long career. First as a critic, then as a novelist, she found great drama and moral instruction in the renouncing of personal inclination for a higher…