George Eliot Fellowship Review Issue 9: 1978


Issue 9 of the George Eliot Fellowship Review
Message from the President
Annual Report - 1977
Will Ladislaw and G. H. Lewes
Lawyer Dempster
Obituary: Miss Alice Lynes
Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy Dodds. (Vice President and Historian of the George Eliot Fellowship)
The Literary Godfather (excerpts)
The Immortal Memory
Brief Encounter
Address at the Wreath Laying, 1978
George Eliot's 'Sacred Task'
George Eliot and Religion

Dear Members, What a great pleasure it was during May to meet so many Fellowship members who came on the outing to Buckinghamshire, finishing up in my own village of Jordans. As I stood waving the coach away from the Hostel, where we had all had…

It seems incredible, as I prepare this report, that I have now completed 10 years as the secretary of the Fellowship. During that 10 years there has been enormous growth in all directions. The membership has increased from 21 ordinary members to an…

In the summer of 1977 my graduate course in Four Women Novelists (Jane Austen, George Eliot, Edith Wharton, and Willa Cather) included Middlemarch in its syllabus. During the period of intensive study with an unusually perceptive group of students, I…