Awakening the 'mere pulsation of desire' in Silas Marner

Title

Awakening the 'mere pulsation of desire' in Silas Marner

Description

In George Eliot's Middlemarch, the narrator reflects on those crucial events which shape pathways in our lives. For Tertius Lydgate, this occurs with the chance opening of a book to a particular page: [T]he first passage that drew his eyes was on the valves of the heart. He was not…

Creator

Melissa Raines

Source

George Eliot Review
2007: 38, 24-30

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2007
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Melissa Raines, “Awakening the 'mere pulsation of desire' in Silas Marner,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/650.