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George Eliot and the British Empire

Author: Nancy Henry
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 34.
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"In this study, Nancy Henry introduces a new set of facts that place George Eliot's life and work within the contexts of mid nineteenth-century British colonialism and imperialism. Henry 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 of both Eliot's fiction and her situation  Read more...
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Henry, Nancy, 1965-
George Eliot and the British Empire.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001037576
(OCoLC)47255244
Named Person: George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Henry
ISBN: 0511014368 9780511014369 0511119925 9780511119927 9780521808453 0521808456 9780511484834 0511484836 9780511044687 0511044682 0511156596 9780511156595
OCLC Number: 51028609
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 182 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Imperial knowledge : George Eliot, G.H. Lewes, and the literature of empire --
2. "Colleagues in failure" : emigration and the Lewes boys --
3. Investing in empire --
4. Daniel Deronda, Impressions of Theophrastus such, and the emergence of imperialism.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 34.
Responsibility: Nancy Henry.
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This study situates George Eliot's life and work within the contexts of mid-nineteenth-century British colonialism and imperialism.  Read more...

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