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Social Figures George Eliot, Social History, and Literary Representation

Daniel. Cottom

c1987

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  • Title:
    Social Figures George Eliot, Social History, and Literary Representation
  • Author: Daniel. Cottom
  • Description: Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. ""George Eliot"" and the Fables of the Liberal Intellectual; 2. Education and the Transfigurations of Realism; 3. Literary Consciousness and the Vacancy of the Individual; 4. Genteel Image and Democratic Example; 5. Imperfection and Compensation; 6. Realism and Romance; 7. The Supervision of Art and the Culture of the Sickroom; 8. Private Fragments and Public Monuments; 9. Domesticity and Teratology; Conclusion: Reproduction/Quotation/Criticism; Notes; Index
    Centers on the discourse of the liberal intellectual as exempli?ed in the novels of George Eliot, whose awareness of her aesthetic and social task was keener than that of most Victorian writers.
  • Publication Date: c1987
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (270 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8166-8250-X
  • Subjects: Eliot, George, 1819-1880 -- Political and social views; Mimesis in literature; Social history in literature; Social problems in literature; Literature and society -- England -- History -- 19th century; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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