'Hetty had never read a novel': Adam Bede and Realism

Title

'Hetty had never read a novel': Adam Bede and Realism

Description

It is not just the famous Chapter 17, 'In Which the Story Pauses a Little', which makes George Eliot's Adam Bede one of the first candidates for any discussion of the tenets and aims of nineteenth-century literary realism. The question is opened in the very first paragraph of the novel…

Creator

Rachel Bowlby

Source

George Eliot Review
2010: 41, 16-29

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

2010

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Citation

Rachel Bowlby, “'Hetty had never read a novel': Adam Bede and Realism,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/688.