In Defence of George Eliot: A Poem

Title

In Defence of George Eliot: A Poem

Description

In February 1982, a Nuneaton writer, hard at work on a play based on a nineteenth century murder in the town, accused George Eliot of misrepresenting her native town. ‘She gave us,’ he wrote, ‘A string of tedious drawing-room anecdotes better suited to the dull Victorian taste.’ The Fellowship secretary…

Creator

D. Friend

Source

George Eliot Fellowship Review
1982: 13, 60-61

Publisher

GEFR and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1982
Digitized 2017

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Citation

D. Friend, “In Defence of George Eliot: A Poem,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed March 8, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/115.