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The George Eliot Review 39 (2008) Published by The George Eliot Fellowship, http://georgeeliot.org/


The George Eliot Review 2019 (39)


Kathleen Adams was Secretary of the Fellowship from 1968 until her retirement in the spring of this year. 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.

Juliette Atkinson is a teaching assistant at University College London, where she recently completed her PhD thesis on Victorian Biography and the Representation of 'Obscure' Lives, which is partly concerned with the manner in which Thomas Carlyle and George Eliot influenced nineteenth-century life-writing.

Michael Baron is a Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London. He is the author of Language and Relationship in William Wordsworth's Writing (1995) and the editor of Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Shorter Poems (1996). He is currently working on configurations of literature and the local in the early nineteenth century.

John Burton has been Chairman of the Fellowship since 2006, when he took over from Bill Adams. He was an English teacher and Head of Department in secondary schools for over thirty years. He combines his interest in literature with interests in photography and local history and has published five books on local history in the Nuneaton area.

Michael Davis is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of the West of England in Bristol and the author of George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Psychology: Exploring the Unmapped Country (2006).