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Eliot, George. Selected Critical Writings. Ed. Rosemary Ashton. Rochester and London: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print.

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Eliot, George. Selected Essays, Poems and Other Writings. Ed. A. S. Byatt and Warren Nicholas. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1990. Print.

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Haight, Gordon S., ed. The George Eliot Letters. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1954. Print.

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Harris, Margaret, and Judith Johnston, eds. The Journals of George Eliot. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Print.

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Ashton, Rosemary. George Eliot: A Life. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1996. Print.

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Haight, Gordon S. George Eliot: A Biography. Rochester and London: Oxford University Press, 1968. Print.

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Hughes, Kathryn. George Eliot: The Last Victorian. London: Fourth Estate, 1998. Print.

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Caroll, David, ed. George Eliot: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge, 1974. Print.

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Haight, Gordon S., ed. A Century of George Eliot Criticism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1965. Print.

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Rignall, John. George Eliot and Europe. Ashgate, 1997. Print.

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Beer, Gillian. George Eliot. Brighton: Harvester, 1986. Print.

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Cottom, Daniel. Social Figures: George Eliot, Social History and Literary Representation. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1987. Print.

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David, Deirdre. Intellectual Women and Victorian Patriachy. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1987. Print.

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Eagleton, Terry. Criticism and Ideology: A Study in Marxist Literary Theory. London: Verso, 1976. Print.

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Peck, John, ed. Middlemarch: George Eliot. London: Macmillan, 1992. Print.

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Li, Hao. Memory and History in George Eliot: Transfiguring the Past. London: Macmillan, 2000. Print.

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Hardy, Barbara. The Novels of George Eliot: A Study in Form. London: Athlone Press, 1963. Print.

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Gallagher, Catherine. The Industrial Reformation of English Fiction: Social Discourse and Narrative Form, 1832-67. Chicago, IL, and London: University of Chicago Press, 1985. Print.

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Leavis, F. R. The Great Tradition: George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad. London: Chatto & Windus, 1948. Print.

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Knoepflmacher, U. C. George Eliot’s Early Novels: The Limits of Realism. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1968. Print.

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Knoepflmacher, U. C. Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel: George Eliot, Walter Pater and Samuel Butler. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1965. Print.

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Rignall, John, ed. The Oxford Reader’s Companion to George Eliot. Rochester and London: Oxford University Press, 2000. Print.

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Williams, Raymond. The English Novel, from Dickens to Lawrence. Rochester and London: Oxford University Press, 1970. Print.

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Auerbach, Nina.“Dorothea’s Lost Dog.” Middlemarch in the Twenty-First Century. Ed. Karen Chase. Rochester and London: Oxford University Press, 2006. 87-105. Print.

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Brooks, Peter.“George Eliot’s Delicate Vessels.” Realist Vision. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005. 96-112. Print.

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Beer, Gillian. Darwin’s Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. Print.

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Kent, Christopher. Brains and Numbers: Elitism, Comtism, and Democracy in Mid-Victorian England. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1978. Print.

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Paxton, Nancy L. George Eliot and Herbert Spencer: Feminism, Evolutionism, and the Reconstruction of Gender. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991. Print.

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Wright, Terence. The Religion of Humanity: The Impact of Comtean Positivism on Victorian Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Print.

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Briggs, Asa. The Age of Improvement, 1783-1867. London: Longman, 2000. Print.

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