George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1979: "Silas Marner: The Community of the Novel"

Title

George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1979: "Silas Marner: The Community of the Novel"

Description

A novel can be described as a kind of discourse, yet, being a book, it belongs to silence and the solitary reader. This deeply paradoxical character of the novel must have been felt especially strongly by George Eliot, who was looking for a medium in which she could speak out…

Creator

John Preston

Source

George Eliot Review
1980: 11, 8-10

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1980
Digitized 2017

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Citation

John Preston, “George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1979: "Silas Marner: The Community of the Novel",” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/816.