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Review of Middlemarch: Critical Approaches to the Novel edited by Barbara Hardy

This book is a reprint of the 1967 edition published by the Athlone Press, one of '56 classic works of literary criticism' that Bloomsbury is reprinting from Athlone Press. This opportunity to revisit and reassess works that were highly regarded in…

George Eliot, Scientific Materialism and Literary Form: Some Reflections on Felicia Bonaparte's Will and Destiny

Felicia Bonaparte's study of Eliot's fiction, Will and Destiny: Morality and Tragedy in George Eliot's Novels, was published in 1975. I read it rather quickly towards the end of the 1970s because at the time I was working on a study of Eliot of my…

Review of The Art of Comparison: How Novels and Critics Compare by Catherine Brown

This book is a defence of comparative literature in theory - if it has a theory - and in practice by concentrating on three novels - Daniel Deronda, Anna Karenina, Women in Love – which are structurally similar in various respects, most obviously…

Narration in Middlemarch Revisited

In a previously published article entitled 'The Role of the Narrator in George Eliot's Novels', I attempted to defend her narrator (particularly in regard to Middlemarch) from a variety of critical attacks. The main points of my argument were: (I)…