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The reception of George Eliot in Europe

Author: E S Shaffer; Catherine Brown, (Lecturer)
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2016.
Series: Athlone critical traditions series, v. 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by a team of leading international scholars, the work is the first comprehensive survey of Eliot's place in European culture. Exploring Eliot's deep knowledge of German literature and thought, her galvanizing influence on women novelists in countries as diverse as Sweden and Spain, her travels in Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Lands, Italy and Spain, and her friendship with leading figures  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E S Shaffer; Catherine Brown, (Lecturer)
ISBN: 9781441190222 1441190228
OCLC Number: 935682074
Notes: Written by a team of leading international scholars, the work is the first comprehensive survey of Eliot's place in European culture. Exploring Eliot's deep knowledge of German literature and thought, her galvanizing influence on women novelists in countries as diverse as Sweden and Spain, her travels in Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Lands, Italy and Spain, and her friendship with leading figures such as Mazzini, Turgenev and Liszt, this book reveals her full stature as a cosmopolitan writer and thinker.
Description: lvi, 453 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series editor's preface: George Eliot / Elinor Shaffer --
Acknowledgements --
List of contributors --
Abbreviations --
Timeline of the European reception of George Eliot, 1819-2014. Introduction: a steady shining: George Eliot's life and afterlife in Europe / Elinor Shaffer with Catherine Brown. Part 1 Northern Europe : Germany : The reception of George Eliot in Germany during her lifetime / Gerlinde Röder-Bolton --
George Eliot in East, West, and Reunified Germany, 1949-2013 / Annika Bautz. Netherlands : George Eliot in the Netherlands / Diederik van Werven. Scandinavia : "Spirit of the age(s):" the reception of George Eliot in Sweden / Git Claesson Pipping and Catherine Sandbach Dahlström --
George Eliot's reception in Denmark / Ebbe Klitgård --
George Eliot in Norway: the enthusiasm that petered out / Marie Nedregotten Sørbø. Part 2 Southern Europe : France : The reception of George Eliot in France / Alain Jumeau. Italy : The reception of George Eliot in Italy: 1868 to the present / Marialuisa Bignami --
Romola on home ground: then and now / Franco Marucci --
Romola in England and Italy (1868-1924) / Francesca Bugliani. Spain : George Eliot in Spain / María Jesús Lorenzo-Modia. Catalonia : George Eliot in the Catalan Lands: the long and the short of it / Jacqueline Hurtley and Marta Ortega Sáez. Part 3 Eastern Europe : Russia : The reception of George Eliot in Russia: the start that determined the paradigm / Boris M. Proskurnin --
George Eliot in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia (1917-2014) / Natalia V. Gorbunova. Bulgaria --
George Eliot in Bulgaria / Vesela Katsarova. Czech lands : "An unspeakable journey:" Czech and Slovak reception of George Eliot / Zdeněk Beran. Poland : The reception of George Eliot in Poland / Ilona Dobosiewicz. Hungary : The Hungarian reception of George Eliot / Mihály Szegedy-Maszák. Romania : George Eliot in Romania / Adina Ciugureanu. Greece : The reception of George Eliot in Greece / Georgia Farinou-Malamatari. Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Athlone critical traditions series, v. 22.
Responsibility: edited by Elinor Shaffer and Catherine Brown.
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