The Quality of Humour in Brother Jacob

Title

The Quality of Humour in Brother Jacob

Description

'Brother Jacob' was written in 1860. but not published until 1864. some months after Romola had completed its run in the Cornhill Magazine. At first sight it appears to be an undistinguished piece of work, with the omniscient author well in evidence. The opening is heavy-handed, a deliberate and sententious…

Creator

Graham Handley

Source

George Eliot Review
1985: 16, 70-73

Publisher

GEFR and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1985
Digitized 2017

Document Viewer

Citation

Graham Handley, “The Quality of Humour in Brother Jacob,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed April 16, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/840.