A Resisting Reader's Guide to George Eliot's Heroines
Was she beautiful or not beautiful? This is the opening question in George Eliot's Daniel Deronda (1876). That question need not now determine the entire course of a woman's life, but for nineteenth-century fiction writers it almost always did play a central role. Jane Eyre is plain, but triumphs anyway…
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Duncker, Patricia, “A Resisting Reader's Guide to George Eliot's Heroines,” George Eliot Scholars, accessed September 20, 2021, https://georgeeliotscholars.org/items/show/31.