Silas Marner: George Eliot and Mme Le Prince de Beaumont

Title

Silas Marner: George Eliot and Mme Le Prince de Beaumont

Description

At the beginning of chapter 15 of Silas Marner (1861), there is a reference to a well-known fairy tale. The paragraph is as follows: That famous ring that pricked its owner when he forgot duty and followed desire - - I wonder if it pricked very hard when he set…

Creator

Terence Dawson

Source

George Eliot Fellowship Review
1988: 19, 36-38

Publisher

GEFR and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1988
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Terence Dawson, “Silas Marner: George Eliot and Mme Le Prince de Beaumont,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/200.