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George Eliot's Epigraphs: A Note

George Eliot followed the conventions of her time in titling her novels either after their hero or heroine or the setting where the action takes place. Later she began to give titles to each chapter, or to the individual "Books" which made up the…


Intellect, Music and Emotion

Few of George Eliot's readers, I imagine, even among the Fellowship, are often tempted to turn to her poems or to The Spanish Gypsy. Even in her own day their reception was respectful rather than enthusiastic and it was recognised that her poetic…