Felix Holt, the Radical | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Philip Rogers

This literature criticism consists of approximately 24 pages of analysis & critique of Felix Holt, the Radical.
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Critical Essay by Philip Rogers

SOURCE: Rogers, Philip. “Lessons for Fine Ladies: Tolstoj and George Eliot's Felix Holt, The Radical.Slavic and East European Journal 29, no. 4 (winter 1985): 379-92.

In the following essay, Rogers discusses Eliot's criticism of frivolity and materialism in middle-class women in Felix Holt, a criticism shared by Leo Tolstoy, who admired the novel.

Tolstoj read George Eliot's Felix Holt, the Radical twice in his lifetime: the first reading was probably in 1867-68;1 the second (in February 1885) he noted in a letter to his wife: “I'm reading Eliot's Felix Holt. It's a splendid book. I had read it before, but at a time when I was very stupid [he was then writing War and Peace], and I had completely forgotten it. It's a thing...

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