Expressive Things in Adam Bede

Title

Expressive Things in Adam Bede

Description

A drop of ink is the first thing in the first sentence of George Eliot's first novel: 'With a single drop of ink for a mirror, the Egyptian sorcerer undertakes to reveal to any chance corner far-reaching visions of the past.' Like many objects in Adam Bede, this one is…

Creator

Barbara Hardy

Source

George Eliot Review
2010: 41, 30-34

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2010
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Barbara Hardy, “Expressive Things in Adam Bede,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/696.