George Eliot Fellowship Review Issue 11: 1980

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Issue 11 of the George Eliot Fellowship Review
Contains:
1980 President's Message
Annual Report 1979
Toast to the Immortal Memory of George Eliot - 1979
George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1979: "Silas Marner: The Community of the Novel"
George Eliot and Education
Attracting the Majority: M. E. Braddon and George Eliot
George Eliot's Place in Westminster Abbey
Review of Those of Us Who Loved Her by Kathleen Adams
Centenary Lecture: The Genius and the Place
Review of Eliza Lynn Linton by Herbert van Thal
Review of The Madwoman in the Attic by Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar
Review of The Persistent Self by H.S. Kakar
Centenary Report including: Westminster Abbey Unveiling Ceremony, Wreath-laying Address by Tenniel Evans, Centenary Civic Service Sermon by the Right Revd. J.D. McKie, Centenary Lecture, Address by Goron S. Haight, and George Eliot's Funeral - December 29th, 1880.
Front Matter: 1980

Dear Members, Just about the only hiccough in the smooth course of the Unveiling Ceremony occurred during our rehearsal session, before the ‘public’ arrived. The microphone was perhaps not at all that we might have hoped for: however we readers…

This report of our 1979 activities was 'being prepared in the midst of all the publicity for our plans for the Centenary, and with so much on my mind, it was not easy to think back a year to the days when 1980 still seemed some way off. 1979 was…

I have been thinking about George Eliot’s education; this has something to do with my having a son at present at the University of Warwick, and university being a place I never got to. George Eliot and George Henry Lewes started serious study only…