'Even our failures are a prophecy': The Mill on the Floss and the 1860s

Title

'Even our failures are a prophecy': The Mill on the Floss and the 1860s

Description

My title comes from a poem, 'A Minor Prophet’, written by George Eliot in 1865, and I want to enlist its help in showing in this paper how the failures she experienced during the decade following the publication of The Mill on the Floss turned into a prophecy that…

Creator

Marilyn Orr

Source

George Eliot Review
2011: 42, 38-48

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

2011

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Citation

Marilyn Orr, “'Even our failures are a prophecy': The Mill on the Floss and the 1860s,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed May 13, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/720.