Politics and Pastoral in Silas Marner

Title

Politics and Pastoral in Silas Marner

Description

When eighteen-year-old surnameless Eppie stands by Silas Marner and against Godfrey Cass she joins a line of subversive children in Victorian fiction. Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre speaks out against her aunt; Dickens's Oliver Twist asks for more gruel; his Paul Dombey asks the capitalist father, 'What is money after all?’…

Creator

Barbara Hardy

Source

George Eliot Review
2014: 45, 17-21

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

2014

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Citation

Barbara Hardy, “Politics and Pastoral in Silas Marner,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 22, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/763.