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George Eliot, European novelist

Author: John Rignall
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2011.
Series: Nineteenth Century Series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reading George Eliot as a European novelist among other European novelists, John Rignall explores her use of European travel, scenes and locations in her fiction and also places her novels in conversation with the work of other major European writers. Throughout Rignall shows Eliot's engagement with the cultures of France and Germany, suggestively making the case that Eliot's novels belong to the tradition of the  Read more...
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Rignall, John, 1942-
George Eliot, European novelist.
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2011
(DLC) 2011001764
Named Person: George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Rignall
ISBN: 9781409422358 1409422356
OCLC Number: 732959021
Description: 1 online resource (184 p.)
Contents: Introduction --
The importance of Europe --
"Electric" France and "old" Germany --
The idea of travel --
European landscapes and the violence of history --
Balzac and "the delineation of quiet provincial life" --
Middlemarch, Madame Bovary, and the dangers of diffusion --
Gottfried Keller, Theodor Fontane and the elegiac strain --
European culture and the Jewish diaspora in Daniel Deronda --
Daniel Deronda and the French novel --
Nietzsche and anticipations of modernism.
Series Title: Nineteenth Century Series.
Responsibility: John Rignall.
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