The Role of Popular Medicine in The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, and Felix Holt

Title

The Role of Popular Medicine in The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, and Felix Holt

Description

More than eight years before George Eliot began her research into medicine for Middlemarch, she wrote of characters who, although not professionals, were strongly influenced by the interest they had in medicine. In each of her English novels published in the 1860’s, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, and…

Creator

Linda Robertson

Source

George Eliot Fellowship Review
1982: 13, 33-37

Publisher

GEFR and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1982
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Linda Robertson, “The Role of Popular Medicine in The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, and Felix Holt,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed December 4, 2020, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/119.