George Eliot and the Production of Consumers

Price, Leah
January 1997
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter97, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p145
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Analyzes the effect of George Eliot's written works on her readers, reviewers and critics. Redefinition of the genre of Eliot's ouvre and her gender in contradictory ways; Quotability of Eliot's work; Ambivalence about Eliot's lapidary generalizations; `Wise, Witty, and Tender Sayings in Prose and Verse Selected From the Works of George Eliot,' edited by Alexander Main; `George Eliot Birthday Book.'


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