The Egyptian Sorcerer in Adam Bede

Title

The Egyptian Sorcerer in Adam Bede

Description

Many scholars and critics have discussed the symbolic significance of the famous opening sentence of Adam Bede and related it to George Eliot's own narrative method, but the precise workings of the Egyptian sorcerer's magical exercise in divination have received little attention. As Joseph Wiesenfarth pointed out in his introduction…

Creator

Tapan Kumar Mukherjee

Source

George Eliot Review
2016: 47, 97

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2016
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Tapan Kumar Mukherjee, “The Egyptian Sorcerer in Adam Bede,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/859.