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George Eliot and the British Empire
by Nancy Henry
In this innovative study Nancy Henry introduces new facts that place George Eliot's life and work within the contexts of mid-nineteenth-century British colonialism and imperialism. She examines Eliot's roles as an investor in colonial stocks, a parent to emigrant sons, and a reader of colonial literature. She highlights the importance of these contexts to our understanding ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published June 30th 2006 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 16th 1998)
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