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The George Eliot Review 19 (1988)


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


Contents- 1988

President's Message 1

Annual Report-1987 2

Accounts- 1987 8

Treasurer's Report-1987 9

George Eliot Memorial Lecture-1987: The Seduction of Maggie Tulliver by Dr. Beryl Gray 10

Westminster Abbey Wreath-laying-1987 18

Trinagular Patterns in MIddlemarch by David Ball 23

Book Reviews: 26

World's Classics Series: 26

Felix Holt ed. by Fred C. Thomson 26

Daniel Deronda ed. by Graham Handley 26

To Educate or not to Educate: Patterns for Women in George Eliot's novels by Linda K. Robertson 28

George Eliot at Southfields by Pat Bailey 32

Silas Marner: George Eliot and Mme Le Prince de Beaumont by Terence Dawson 36

Book Reviews: 39

George Eliot: The Jewish Connection by Ruth Levitt 39

The Leavises on Fiction: An Historic Partnership by P.J.M. Roberston 39

George Eliot and Friendship: The Toast to the Immortal Memory of George Eliot by Ina Taylor 41

Book Reviews: 45

Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriarchy by Deirdre David 45

The Prison of Womanhood Four Provincial Heroines in Nineteenth Century Fiction by Elizabeth Jane Sabiston 45

Maggie's Sisters: Feminist Readings of The Mill on the Floss by Oliver Lovesey 47

Review: The Warwickshire Pen- The 1988 George Eliot Readings by Gabriel Woolf 50

Letter to the Editors from The Ven. Michael Mansbridge 51

Poem: Listening by M.A. Valk 51

Obituaries: Dr. S.D. Ezell 52

Dr. C.J.S. Siggers 53