A Novel Sympathy: The Imagination of Community in George Eliot

Pyle, Forest
September 1993
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall93, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Focuses on the figure of the imagination in two early novels by George Eliot, `Adam Bede' and `The Mill on the Floss.' Formal and thematic pressures of the romantic heritage; Importance to the formation of the narrative principle of sympathy; Romanticism's `painful collisions'; The teaching of community.


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