The Art of Conduct, the Conduct of Art and the Mixed Science of Eliot's Ethics: 'The Sympathetic Impulse' and 'The Scientific Point of View' in The Mill on the Floss

Title

The Art of Conduct, the Conduct of Art and the Mixed Science of Eliot's Ethics: 'The Sympathetic Impulse' and 'The Scientific Point of View' in The Mill on the Floss

Description

The Mill on the Floss is full of keys and clues. Most famously, Maggie Tolliver, following her father's bankruptcy, 'wanted some key that would enable her to understand and, in understanding, endure, the heavy weight that had fallen on her young heart.' In chapter three of Book Four of Eliot's…

Creator

Simon Calder

Source

George Eliot Review
2010: 41, 60-74

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2010
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Simon Calder, “The Art of Conduct, the Conduct of Art and the Mixed Science of Eliot's Ethics: 'The Sympathetic Impulse' and 'The Scientific Point of View' in The Mill on the Floss,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed March 4, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/690.