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Review of Theology in the Fiction of George Eliot by Peter C. Hodgson. andThe Silent Revolution and the Making of Victorian England by Herbert Schlossberg

The first paragraph of Peter Hodgson's opening chapter on 'George Eliot's Religious Pilgrimage' outlines the conventional wisdom about George Eliot, that 'exposure to higher criticism' caused her to abandon 'the fervent evangelical faith of her youth…

Review of The Letters of George Henry Lewes, Vol. 3 ed. William Baker

This helpful, clearly edited supplement to the original two-volume Letters of George Henry Lewes, which appeared in 1995, actually contains more letters by George Eliot than from Lewes: 79 by her and 54 by him, of which 92 (47 by him and 45 by her)…

Review of Perspectives on Self and Community in George Eliot: Dorothea's Window. Ed. Patricia Gately, Dennis Leavens and D. Cole Woodcox

This is a modest book, edited by three people who are so modest that they reveal nothing at all about their identities. It is possible to discover from a footnote on p.159 that it is a product of a conference on George Eliot although further details…

Review of Middlemarch's Three New Editions, ed. Rosemary Ashton; by David Caroll with a new introduction by Felicia Bonaparte; and by Margaret Harris and Judith Johnson

Readers of Middlemarch, it is a pleasure to report, are now spoilt for choice. Joining an already saturated market are three new paperback editions, attractively produced at a very reasonable price with full critical apparatus, including textual…

Review of The Letters of George Henry Lewes, Vols 1 & 2 ed. William Baker

This edition of Lewes's letters, collected from a range of libraries across the world and presented with clear introductions and notes, is a welcome resource to all readers of Lewes and Eliot. It is not a complete collection, deliberately setting out…