Social Figures : George Eliot, Social History, and Literary RepresentationMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandTheory and History of Literature: Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1987Description: 1 online resource (270 p.)ISBN: 9780816682508Subject(s): Eliot, George | Literature and society | Social history in literature | Social problems in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social Figures : George Eliot, Social History, and Literary RepresentationDDC classification: 823/.8 LOC classification: PR4692.S58C68 1987Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. "George Eliot" and the Fables of the Liberal Intellectual; 2. Education and the Transfigurations of Realism; 3. Literary Consciousness and the Vacancy of the Individual; 4. Genteel Image and Democratic Example; 5. Imperfection and Compensation; 6. Realism and Romance; 7. The Supervision of Art and the Culture of the Sickroom; 8. Private Fragments and Public Monuments; 9. Domesticity and Teratology; Conclusion: Reproduction/Quotation/Criticism; Notes; Index
Centers on the discourse of the liberal intellectual as exempli?ed in the novels of George Eliot, whose awareness of her aesthetic and social task was keener than that of most Victorian writers.
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