Orchestrating Society: The Merging of Language and Voice to Create Social Bonds in Romola

Title

Orchestrating Society: The Merging of Language and Voice to Create Social Bonds in Romola

Description

George Eliot's Romola (1863) reflects her interest in using musical metaphor to explain how relationships are formed. She explores more fully than she has done before this point in her career how language and the human voice function as music; she theorizes the function of voice more explicitly than she…

Creator

Jennifer Jones

Source

George Eliot Review
2009: 40, 49-56

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

2009

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Citation

Jennifer Jones, “Orchestrating Society: The Merging of Language and Voice to Create Social Bonds in Romola,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed October 19, 2019, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/680.