Silas Marner: Selected full-text books and articles
The Best-Known Novels of George Eliot Modern Library, 1940PRIMARY SOURCE
Librarian’s tip: "Silas Marner" begins on p. 787.
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The Critical Response to George Eliot Greenwood Press, 1994
Librarian’s tip: "Critical Response to Silas Marner" begins on p. 93, and "The Weaver of Raveloe: Metaphor as Narrative Persuasion in Silas Marner" begins on p. 99
Hoarding Motherhood in Silas Marner West Virginia University Philological Papers, Vol. 51, Fall 2005
Women in Literature: Reading through the Lens of Gender Greenwood Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: "Gender in Silas Marner by George Eliot (1861)" begins on p. 264
Mapping Male Sexuality: Nineteenth-Century England Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: "The Private Pleasures of Silas Marner" begins on p. 178
Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain University of Chicago Press, 2008
Hatred & Civility: The Antisocial Life in Victorian England Columbia University Press, 2004
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "George Eliot and Enmity"
George Eliot's 'Glue Test' Language, Law, and Legitimacy in Silas Marner The Modern Language Review, Vol. 94, No. 1, January 1999
The Novels of George Eliot Columbia University Press, 1959
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "George Eliot's Fable for Her Times: Silas Marner"
The Afterlife of Property: Domestic Security and the Victorian Novel Princeton University Press, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Five "The Miser's Two Bodies: Sexual Perversity and the Flight from Capital in Silas Marner"
The Therapeutic Narrative: Fictional Relationships and the Process of Psychological Change Praeger Publishers, 1996
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Silas Marner (George Eliot): Chronic Depression Resolves in a Complexly Layered Therapeutic Process"
George Eliot and the British Empire Cambridge University Press, 2002
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of Silas Marner begins on p. 81
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