This volume of specially commissioned essays provides accessible introductions to all aspects of George Eliot's writing by some of the most distinguished new and established scholars and critics of Victorian literature. The essays are comprehensive, scholarly and lucidly written, and at the same time offer original insights into the work of one of the most important Victorian novelists, and into her complex and often scandalous career. With its supplementary material, including a chronology and a guide to further reading, this Companion is an invaluable tool for scholars and students alike.Both the Casaubonsa#39; and the Lydgatesa#39; stories unforgettably show that marriage, of itself, cannot be equated with close confidence, common purpose, shared intimacy, ... Casaubon is not worried that Dorothea might cuckold him because Ladislaw is lazing about; he is frightened that she will ... Once his wife has concluded that medical practice is not aquot;a nice profession, dearaquot; (45:452), he stands moreanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Cambridge Companion to George Eliot|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2001-05-10|