Adam Bede and Emigration

Title

Adam Bede and Emigration

Description

Although emigration to settler colonies was a widespread phenomenon in mid nineteenth-century Britain, it is a theme to which George Eliot appears to give very little attention. Of all the works, Adam Bede is the novel which seems especially home-bound. Characters who go abroad do so in penitence: Hetty is…

Creator

Josephine McDonagh

Source

George Eliot Review
2010: 41, 35-42

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2010
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Josephine McDonagh, “Adam Bede and Emigration,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/697.