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Memory and history in George Eliot

transfiguring the past

by Hao Li

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Eliot, George, 1819-1880 -- Knowledge -- History.,
    • Literature and history -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Historical fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Autobiographical memory in literature.,
    • History in literature.,
    • Memory in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-219) and index.

      StatementHao Li.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4692.H5 L5 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 227 p. ;
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL46975M
      ISBN 100312228341
      LC Control Number99046744


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This book explores the interrelations between communal memory and the sense of history in Memory and history in George Eliot book Eliot's novels by focusing on issues such as memory and narrative, memory and oblivion, memory and time, and the interactions between personal, communal and national memories.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: Memory, History and George Eliot 1 Narrative and 'Immovable Roots': Scenes of Clerical Life and Adam Bede 15 Sources of the Self and Moral Memory and history in George Eliot book in The Lifted Veil, The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner 40 Moment in History: The.

George Levine, ‘Intelligence as Deception’, in George Eliot: A Collection of Critical Essays, edited by George R. Creeger (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, ), pp. –This study builds on these valuable pioneering works, but will attempt to further clarify certain important issues by Author: Hao Li.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xiii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: Memory, History and George Eliot Narrative and 'Immovable Roots': Scenes of Clerical Life and Adam Bede Sources of the Self and Moral Agency in The Lifted Veil, The Mill on the Floss and Silas Marner   Further, self-knowledge and personal growth depend on collective memory, which Eliot argues used to exist in the “coherent social faith and order” of religion Memory and history in George Eliot book history.

George Eliot is all but synonymous with Victorian realism; for D H Lawrence, she was the first novelist to start ‘putting all the action inside.’Here, Philip Davis, author of The Transferred Life of George Eliot, selects the best books by or about one of the greatest novelists of all time: ‘If you want to read literature that sets out to create a holding ground for raw human material.

Memory and history in George Eliot by Hao Li; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Autobiographical memory in literature, English Historical fiction, History, History and criticism, History in literature, Knowledge, Literature and history, Memory in literature; Places: England; People: George Eliot (); Times: 19th century.

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Memory and history in George Eliot by Hao Li; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Knowledge, History; People: George Eliot (). In her novels and other writings, George Eliot returns time and again to this theme of the formation of relations in time — ‘a continual stream of rhythmic memories’ (MF, ) — but it.

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Calling her a great female writer—even the greatest—may be an insult to George Eliot. Eliot distanced her own work from that of other writers of her sex, deriding "silly novels by lady novelists", purportedly even criticizing the celebrated Jane Austen for dealing with trivialities.

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Marian Evans (Mrs Lewes) (George Eliot) (left) was born near Nuneaton in to a prosperous land agent and his (second) wife. She has lost whatever regional accent she may have had, and has often been complimented on her melodious voice.

George Eliot Born. Mary Anne Evans is born in Warwickshire, England. She is the daughter of Robert and Christiana Evans. Mary Anne has two half-siblings from her father's first marriage, plus an.

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