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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…

New George Eliot Letters at the British Library

The British Library Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts New Series 1981-1985 (2 vols., London: The British Library, 1994), records the acquisition of new George Eliot let-ters to its holdings.' Its Index lists under 'Cross nee Evans ... "George…

George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1993: "George Eliot in the Letters of George Henry Lewes"

I am preparing an edition of the letters of G. H. Lewes. The edition is selective. It does not include those 722 G. H. Lewes items (letters, extracts from his journals and diaries) included in Gordon S. Haight's monumental The George Eliot Letters…

New George Eliot Letters

My hunt through the archives of the world for unpublished George Henry Lewes letters for a forthcoming edition of his letters has so far thrown up over 450 unpublished letters in his hand. It would hardly be surprising if the search sometimes…