The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot by George LevineThe Cambridge Companion to George Eliot by George Levine

The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot

EditorGeorge Levine

Paperback | May 14, 2001

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This volume of specially commissioned essays provides accessible introductions to all aspects of George Eliot's writing by some of the most distinguished new and established scholars and critics of Victorian literature. The essays are comprehensive, scholarly and lucidly written, and at the same time offer original insights into the work of one of the most important Victorian novelists, and into her complex and often scandalous career. With its supplementary material, including a chronology and a guide to further reading, this Companion is an invaluable tool for scholars and students alike.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to George EliotFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.55 inPublished:May 14, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052166473X

ISBN - 13:9780521664738


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Chronology; Texts and abbreviations; 1. Introduction: George Eliot and the art of realism George Levine; 2. A woman of many names Rosemarie Bodenheimer; 3. The early novels Josephine McDonagh; 4. The later novels Alexander Welsh; 5. George Eliot and philosophy Suzy Anger; 6. George Eliot and science Diana Postlethwaite; 7. George Eliot and religion Barry Qualls; 8. George Eliot and politics Nancy Henry; 9. George Eliot and gender Kate Flint; 10. George Eliot and her publishers Donald Gray; 11. George Eliot: reputation and influence Kathleen Blake; 12. Works cited and further reading Tanya Agathocleous.

Editorial Reviews

"Splendid...[an] excellent work." Victorian Periodicals Review