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From Author to Text: Re-reading George Eliot's Romola

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This study shifts the critical emphasis from canonical author to her uncanonical text - from George Eliot to "Romola" - and so broadens the range of interpretive possibilities while bringing them into sharper focus. Eliot scholars have largely neglected the historical complexity of "Romola", though it is a novel rich in political and textual issues. Among the issues explor ...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Ashgate Publishing
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This is a collection of literary criticism essays about the novel Romola . There is a sense in the literary studies world that Romola is the unloved child of George Eliot's works. I know almost nothing about that, but every critic mentions it, so it must be true! Strangely, it was a little easier to find single-subject book-length criticism for this than for The Mill on the Floss.

So anyway these critics are reviving Romola. Which is nice. I like that novel, so it's nice to read appreciative ana
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