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The George Eliot Review 35 (2004) Published by The George Eliot Fellowship, http://georgeeliot.org/


The George Eliot Review 2019 (35)


Kathleen Adams has been Secretary of the Fellowship since 1968. She initiated the Review in 1970, was editor until 1981 and co-editor 1982-91. She published Those of Us Who Loved Her in 1980 and A Community of Interest: The Story of the George Eliot Fellowship 1930-2000 in 2000.

Beryl Gray teaches literature at the Faculty of Continuing Education, Birkbeck College. She is the author of George Eliot and Music (1989) and many articles on George Eliot. Her current project concerns the figure of the dog in Victorian Culture.

Barbara Hardy is Emeritus Professor of English, University of London, and her influential work on George Eliot, beginning with The Novels of George Eliot (1959) has been instrumental in establishing the modem reputation of the novelist. In recent years she has published a memoir, Swansea Girl (1994), a novel, London Lovers, critical studies of Henry James and Dylan Thomas, Shakespeare s Storytellers, and a volume of poetry, Severn Bridge (2001). She is currently working on a literary-critical biography of George Eliot.

Ruth Harris is a life member of the George Eliot Fellowship who taught English for many years in Coventry and still teaches for the WEA. A regular contributor to the George Eliot Review, she has also contributed to the Oxford Reader's Companion to George Eliot (2000). Nancy Henry is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York at Binghamton. She is the editor of Impressions of Thoephrastus Such (1994) and the author of George Eliot and the British Empire (2002).

Pam Hirsch is a Fellow of Newnham College and a Lecturer at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon: Feminist, Artist and Rebel (1998) and has also published on George Eliot, Charlotte Bronte, George Sand, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Renata Kobetts Miller is an assistant professor and deputy chair of English at the City College of the City University of New York. She is completing a book on the competition between the theatre and the novel in the Victorian period, focusing on the figure of the actress.