George Eliot Review Issue 47: 2016

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Issue 47 of the George Eliot Review
Contains:
Notes on Contributors 2016
Riding Horses in Middlemarch
George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 2015: "On Writing Neo-Victorian Fiction: James Miranda Barry (1999) and Sophie and the Sybil (2015)
The Radical Candidature: Harold Transome's Political Motivation in Felix Holt
Between 'Silly Novels' and Vegetation Myths: George Eliot's Subversive Use of the Two Suitors Convention in Middlemarch
Woman's freedom consists in choosing the husband who is to be her master': Existentialism and the Female Slave in Daniel Deronda
Two Sequels to Daniel Deronda
George Eliot's Afterlife: Dinitia Smith's The Honeymoon and Diana Souhami's Gwendolen
In Janet Dempster's Footsteps: A Reminiscence
Conference Report, Annual George Eliot Conference University of London, 2015: "Daniel Deronda"
Bill Adams: A Tribute
Obituary: Barbara Hardy
Remembering Barbara Hardy
A Tribute to Barbara Hardy
Barbara Hardy: Recollections
Barbara Hardy in France
An American Tribute to Barbara Hardy
Barbara Hardy on Dickens
Review of Middlemarch in Spring Opera by Allen Shearer and Claudia Stevens
Editors' Note
The Egyptian Sorcerer in Adam Bede
Annual Report - 2015
Japanese Branch Report 2015

This will be a very personal obituary because in losing Barbara I lost one of the profoundest friendships of my life. Her demanding intellectual boldness and buoyant strength of mind were immediately striking. But she also had a capacity for warmth…

Various commentators have suggested that Daniel Deronda can be read as a text which espouses early existentialist principles, elevating the individual's search for personal truths above society's expectations and conceptions of duty. I am going to…

With the passing of Bill Adams at the age of 92 we have truly reached the end of an era. Bill had a close association with the George Eliot Fellowship for fifty years and only two days before his death on 21 June he had laid a wreath in Nuneaton,…