George Eliot Review Issue 45: 2014

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Issue 45 of the George Eliot Review
Contains:
In isolation human power is limited, in combination it is infinite': Tracing Ludwig Feuerbach's Essence of Christianity through Daniel Deronda
Politics and Pastoral in Silas Marner
Casaubon's Impotence: A Literary Libel?
A Response
George Eliot and Psychosomatic Illness: A Footnote to the Biographies
Romola and Politics
Laughter versus Sympathy in Romola and Felix Holt
Romola's Religious Experience
Conference Report, Annual George Eliot Conference, 2014: "Romola and Felix Holt "
Review of George Eliot in Context by Margaret Harris
Review of After Darwin: Animals, Emotions, and the Mind edited by Angelique Richardson
Review of The Victorian Diary: Authorship and Emotional Labour by Anne-Marie Millim
In Memorium: Andrew Brown (1950-2014)
Review of Oscar Browning's Life of George Eliot
Supplementary Annotations to Daniel Deronda
Toast to the Immortal Memory of George Eliot, 2013
Annual Report - 2013
Japanese Branch Report 2013
Obituary: Andrew Brown (1950-2014)

The diary genre has been repeatedly explored both as a confessional, retrospective form of writing and 'as an inherently female genre' (p. 17). Refreshingly, Millim challenges these approaches by stressing not only the genre's multiplicity, but also…

There are some literary hypotheses which so suit readers' impressions of a text that they become accepted almost as literary fact, as if they were stated in the text itself or had been confirmed by the author in an interview, letter or notebook. This…

We can be pleased with the Fellowship's year in 2013. For some time now we have tried to add extra events to the well established series of meetings built up over the years. In 2013 we looked towards Coventry to provide a theme for the year, and were…