Choir Invisible: A Music Gloss for "The Sad Fortunes of Rev. Amos Barton"
“Music – music – didn’t you hear it?” Milly Barton, the first of George Eliot’s heroines, imagines celestial music as she dies; George Eliot’s readers hear music throughout her prose and poetry. Many musical quotations and references have been remarked; her tribute to her old music teacher in Middlemarch, the use of…
1982: 13, 31-33