George Eliot Fellowship Review Issue 13: 1982

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Issue 13 of the George Eliot Fellowship
Contains:
Annual Report - 1981
Obituary for Tom Reader
Treasurer's Report - 12th March 1982
Accounts - 1981
Addresses: Hallam Tennyson, Audrey Anderson, and The Lady Reigate
George Eliot, The Sibil of Merica: The 1981 George Eliot Memorial Lecture
The Meaning of Milby in "Janet's Repentence"
Daniel Deronda and "Mademoiselle Penache": A Matter of Debt
George Eliot and Cosima Wagner: A Newly Discovered Letter from George Henry Lewes
Choir Invisible: A Music Gloss for "The Sad Fortunes of Rev. Amos Barton"
The Role of Popular Medicine in The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, and Felix Holt
George Eliot and Angela Thirkell
George Eliot and I
Double Acrostic Puzzle
A View of St. Ogg's
What's in a Name?
Study Group Notes: Scenes of Clerical Life and Adam Bede
A Mystery Solved
Book Reviews by Graham Handley: A George Eliot Companion by F.B. Pinion; A George Eliot Miscellany by F.B. Pinion; The Victorian Historical Novel by Andrew Sanders; Romola edited by Andrew Sanders; The Leavises on Fiction; an Historic Partnership by P.J.M. Robertson; George Eliot: A Centenary Tribute edited by Gordon S. Haight and Rosemary van Arsdel.
In Defence of George Eliot: A Poem
Council Shortbread: A Recipe

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