Review of Outside the Pale: Cultural Exclusion, Gender Difference and the Victorian Woman Writer by Elsie B. Michie

Title

Review of Outside the Pale: Cultural Exclusion, Gender Difference and the Victorian Woman Writer by Elsie B. Michie

Description

Why does Dorothea fall apart at the sight of Rome? Elsie B. Michie's answer to this ques-tion is that the Rome scenes in Middlemarch stage a drama of female cultural exclusion. Dorothea's distressed response to the ruined 'city of visible history' represents the female spectator's confrontation with a concept of…

Creator

Gill Frith

Source

George Eliot Review
1994: 25, 89-91

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1994
Digitized 2017

Document Viewer

Citation

Gill Frith, “Review of Outside the Pale: Cultural Exclusion, Gender Difference and the Victorian Woman Writer by Elsie B. Michie,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed April 16, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/392.