Primary Materials

Daniel Deronda. Ed. Graham Handley. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980. [standard scholarly text] PR4658

Essays of George Eliot. Ed. Thomas Pinney. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1963.

Felix Holt, the Radical. Ed. Fred C. Thomson. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980. [standard scholarly text]

Middlemarch. Ed. David Carroll. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986. [standard scholarly text]

The Mill on the Floss. Ed. Gordon S. Haight. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980. [standard scholarly text]

The George Eliot Letters. Ed. Gordon S. Haight. 7 vols. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1954-55.

Works. Cabinet Edition. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons. 1877-80.

Secondary Materials: General

Ashton, Rosemary. "Lunch with the Rector: George Eliot and Mark Pattison Revisited." The Times Literary Supplement. 31 January 2014: 14-15.

Beer, Gillian. George Eliot. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.

Beer, Gillian. "Music and the Visual Arts in the Novels of George Eliot," The George Eliot Fellowship Review, 5 (1974), 17-20.

Bloom, Harold. (ed.). Modern Critical Interpretations: George Eliot's Middlemarch. New York: Chelsea House, 1987.

Carpenter, Mary C. " George Eliot and the Landscape of Time.

Chard, M. Joan. "Sacred and Secular: George Eliot's Concept of Pilgrimage." George Eliot Fellowship Review 20 (1989): 14-17.

Cross, John Walter. George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters and Journals. Cabinet Edition. 3 vols. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1885.

Deegan, Thomas. "George Eliot's Novels of The Historical Imagination." Clio 1 (1972): 21-33.

Ermarth, Elizabeth. "George Eliot's Conception of Sympathy." Nineteenth-Century Fiction 40, 1 (June 1985): 23-42.

Fleishman, Avrom. George Eliot's Intellectual Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. [Review by Patrick Fessenbecker]

"George Eliot." Dictionary of Literary Biography, ed. Ira B. Nadel and William E. Fredeman. Detroit: Gale Research, 1987. Volume 21.

George Eliot: The Critical Heritage, ed. David Carroll London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1971.

Haight, Gordon S. George Eliot: A Biography New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1968.

Handley, Graham. "George Eliot and Marriage." George Eliot Fellowship Review 20 (1989): 10-11.

Hughes, Kathryn. George Eliot: The Last Victorian. New York: Cooper Square Press, 2001.

King, Jeannette. Tragedy in the Victorian Novel: Theory an Practice in the Novels of George Eliot, Thomas Hardy and Henry James. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979.

Perlis, Alan. A Return to the Primal Self: Identity in the Fiction of George Eliot. New York: Peter Lang, 1989.

Sadoff, Dainne F. Monsters of Affection: Dickens, Eliot and Brontë on Fatherhood. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1982.

Smalley, Barbara. George Eliot and Flaubert: Pioneers of the Modern Novel. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1974.

Stump, Reva. Movement and Vision in George Eliot's Novels. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1959.

Uglow, Jennifer. George Eliot. New York: Virago/Pantheon Press, 1987.

Witemeyer, Hugh. George Eliot and the Visual Arts. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974. [full text]

Individual Works: The Mill on the Floss

Byatt, A. S. Introduction. The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot. London: Penguin, 1979. 7-40.

Modern Critical Interpretations: George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss. Ed. Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 1988.

Draper, R. P. (ed.). George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner: A Casebook. London: Macmillan, 1977.

Ermarth, Elizabeth. "Maggie Tulliver's Long Suicide." Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900. Vol. 14, No. 4, Nineteenth Century (Autumn, 1974): 587-601.

Golden, Catherine J. Images of the Woman Reader in Victorian British and American Fiction. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003. See especially Golden's excellent chapter 3, "Prophetic Reading," on Maggie Tulliver.

Yeoh, Paul. "'Saints' Everlasting Rest': The Martyrdom of Maggie Tulliver." Studies in the Novel. Vol. 41, No. 1 (spring 2009): 1-21.

Individual Works: Middlemarch

Hardy, Barbara. "Implication and Incompleteness: George Eliot's Middlemarch." The Victorian Novel, ed. Ian Watt. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971. Pp. 289-310.

Harvey, W. J. "The Intellectual Background of the Novel: Casaubon and Lydgate." The Victorian Novel, ed. Ian Watt. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Knoepflmacher, U. C. "Middlemarch: Affirmation through Compromise." Laughter and Despair: Readings in Ten Novels of the Victorian Era. Berkeley: U of California Press, 1971.

Middlemarch: Critical Approaches to the Novel. ed. Barbara Hardy. London: The Athlone Press, 1967.

Individual Works: Silas Marner

Alley, Henry. "Silas Marner and the Balance of Male and Female." Victorians Institute Journal 16 (1988): 65-73.

Bonaparte, Felicia. "Carrying the Word of the Lord to the Gentiles: Silas Marner and the Translation of Scripture into a Secular Text." Religion and Literature 23, 2 (Summer, 1991): 39-60.

Cohen, Susan. "'A History and a Metamorphosis' : Continuity and Discontinuity in Silas Marner." Texas Studies in Language and Literature 25, 3 (Fall, 1983): 410-26.

Fisch, Harold. "Biblical Realism in Silas Marner." Identity and Ethos, ed. Mark H. Gelber. New York: Peter Lang, 1986. Pp. 343-360.

Hawes, Donald. "Chance in Silas Marner." Journal of the English Association 31, 141 (Autumn, 1982): 213-218.

Knapp, Shoshana, "George Eliot and W. S. Gilbert: Silas Marner into Dan'l Druce." NCF 40 (1985): 438-459.

John, Joseph. "Aspects of George Eliot's Characterization." Unisa English Studies 26, 1 (April 1988): 8-13.

Levine, George. "George Eliot Studies: 1980-84." Dickens Studies Annual 16 (1987): 377-407.

Marks, Louis. "Silas Marner: Filming the Novel." George Eliot Fellowship Review 18 (1987): 18-23.

Preston, John. "Silas Marner: The Community of the Novel." George Eliot Fellowship Review 11 (1980): 109-130.

Rechelson, Meri-Jane. "The Weaver of Raveloe: Metaphor as Narrative Persuasion in Silas Marner." Studies in the Novel 15, 1 (Spring, 1993): 35-43.

Roberts, Janene. "Literature on PBS: Three 'Masterpiece Theatre' Productions of Nineteenth-Century British Novels." Text and Performance Quarterly 9, 4 (Oct., 1989): 311-21.

Shuttleworth, Sally. "Fairy Tale or Science? Physiological Psychology in Silas Marner." Languages of Nature: Critical Essays on Science and Literature, ed. L. J. Jordanova. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1986. Pp. 244-288.

Swindon, Patrick. Silas Marner: Memory and Salvation. Twayne's Masterwork Studies. New York: Twayne, 1992.

Wiesenfarth, Joseph. "Demythologizing Silas Marner." ELH 37 (1970): 226-244.


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