George Eliot Review Issue 24: 1993

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Issue 24 of the George Eliot Review
Contains:
Message of Greeting from the Fellowship President
Annual Report 1992
London Branch Report 1992
American Branch Report 1992
Wreath Laying at Westminster Abbey, June 20th 1992
Wreath Laying in the George Eliot Memorian Gardens, Nuneaton, June 28th 1992
Oration for Kathleen Adams on the occasion of her Honorary Master of Arts degree award from the Universit of Warwick, July 16th 1992
The Names of George Eliot: The Twenty-First George Eliot Memorial Lecture, October 17th 1992
George Eliot to William Blackwood III: Two Unpublished Letters
Martha Barclay to Isaac Evans: An Unpublished Letter
Metaphor, Truth and the Mobile Imagination in The Mill on the Floss
Mythic Perspectives in George Eliot's Fiction
A Note on Hermione in Daniel Deronda
George Eliot and the Conflict of Interpretations. By David Carroll
George Eliot. By Kerry Mc Sweeney
George Eliot. By Kristen Brady
George Eliot: Selected Critical Writings. Edited by Rosemary Ashton
George Eliot's Originals and Contemporaries: Essays in Victorian Literary History and Biography. By Gordon S. Haight. Edited by Hugh Witemeyer
Versatile Victorian: Selected Critical Writings of George Henry Lewes. Edited by Rosemary Ashton
Greatness Engendered: George Eliot and Virginia Woolf. By Alison Booth
Front Matter 1993: 24

After a paragraph in which the narrator sympathetically examines Rex's love for his cousin Gwendolen, the young people plan a tableau vivant at Offendene. Gwendolen rejects Rex's suggestion of himself as Achilles, with Gwendolen as Briseis, then…

I am honoured to have been asked to lay a wreath in memory of George Eliot this afternoon. And, I can truly say, I do it in grateful memory. Not many years ago I would have to have confessed that I had not yet read any of her novels. On…

George Eliot and religion is a vast subject and one that can only be lightly touched on today. But it is relevant to our being here because of the memorial stone in front of us. It took 100 years to get here and, because of the years of fund-raising…