Table of Contents

George Eliot: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text
The Mill on the Floss

Appendix A: George Eliot’s Translations, Essays, Reviews, and Poems

  1. From George Eliot’s translation of Ludwig Feuerbach’s The Essence of Christianity (1854)
  2. [George Eliot], “Margaret Fuller and Mary Wollstonecraft,” Leader (13 October 1855)
  3. From [George Eliot], review of Thomas Keightley’s Life, Opinions, and Writings of John Milton, The Westminster Review (October 1855)
  4. [George Eliot], “The Antigone and Its Moral,” Leader (29 March 1856)
  5. From [George Eliot], “Silly Novels by Lady Novelists,” The Westminster Review (October 1856)
  6. From George Eliot, “Notes on ‘The Spanish Gypsy’ and Tragedy in General” (1868)
  7. George Eliot, “Brother and Sister,” The Legend of Jubal and Other Poems (1874)

Appendix B: Contemporary Reviews of The Mill on the Floss

  1. Spectator (7 April 1860)
  2. [E.S. Dallas], The Times (19 May 1860)
  3. [Dinah Mulock], Macmillan’s Magazine (April 1861)
  4. From Henry James, The Atlantic Monthly (October 1866)

Appendix C: Historical Documents: Mythic and Religious Contexts; Medicine and Education

  1. From Mrs. Anna Jameson, “St. Christopher,” Sacred and Legendary Art, vol. 2 (1848)
  2. From Daniel Defoe, “Of the Tools the Devil Works with,” The History of the Devil (1727)
  3. From Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ (1737)
  4. From Auguste Comte, The Catechism of Positivism (1858)
  5. From Samuel Hare, Cases and Observations Illustrative of the Beneficial Results (1857)
  6. From [William Ballantyne Hodgson], “‘Classical’ Instruction: Its Use and Abuse,” The Westminster Review
    (October 1853)

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Posted on October 29, 2015