Synopses & Reviews
A comprehensive introduction to Middlemarch, offering both general information and an original interpretation. It pays considerable attention to the intellectual and social context surrounding Middlemarch, and situates the work within nineteenth-century traditions of the novel in England and Europe. Karen Chase gives particular emphasis to the Woman Question in Middlemarch.
A comprehensive introduction to Middlemarch offering both general information and an original interpretation.
Table of Contents
1. The context of the novel; 2. The method of Middlemarch; 3. Middlemarch and the art of living well; 4. Gender and generation; 5. The afterlife of a masterpiece.