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George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1989: "Novelists and Things: George Eliot in a Victorian Perspective"

I am privileged as a historian of Victorian England to deliver this Memorial Lecture on the occasion of the 170th anniversary of George Eliot's birth. The future Queen was born on May 24th 1819, described by her father as ' a model of strength and…