The Idea of an English Gentleman: Mr Knightley and Arthur Donnithorne

Title

The Idea of an English Gentleman: Mr Knightley and Arthur Donnithorne

Description

My modest purpose in this essay is to develop the interesting suggestion of Ellen Moers in Literary Women that George Eliot's inspiration to write Adam Bede may well have lain in her attentive reading of Emma: that Adam Bede himself is the heroic and detailed portrait of Robert Martin that…

Creator

David Bell

Source

George Eliot Review
1998: 29, 46-51

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1998
Digitized 2017

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Citation

David Bell, “The Idea of an English Gentleman: Mr Knightley and Arthur Donnithorne,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/465.