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The George Eliot Review 17 (1986)


Published by The George Eliot Review Online https://GeorgeEliotReview.org


President's Message 6

Annual Report - 1985 7

Accounts - 1985 18

Treasurer's Report - 1985 19

George Eliot Memorial Lecture - 1985: George Eliot and G. H. Lewes: Their conception of literature as seen from the 1980's, by Michael Bell 20

Westminster Abbey Wreath-laying June 1985 27

George Eliot and the 1832 Election by Geoffrey D. M. Block 30

Book Reviews: Female Friendships Cl Communities - Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot Cl Elizabeth Gaskell by Pauline Nestor A Mid-Victorian Feminist, Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon by Sheila R. Herstein George Eliot and Blackmail Alexander Welsh 38

The Clarendon Edition of by Scenes of Clerical Life 41 Adam Bede and Riehl's "Social-Political- Conservatism" by A. G. van den Broek 42

The Diary of Lady Lindsay 62

What is a Pole doing in Middlemarch? by David Malcolm 63