O&L and Possession.
Posted by Hil on February 02, 1998 at 20:39:08:
In response to George Elliot in O&L, written by Kate on February 02, 1998 at 09:21:28
] Did anyone guess that the Marian Evans that Elizabeth Leplastrier was writing was actually THE Marian Evans aka George Elliot?
] I thought the little Elliotian analysis of Lucinda was very cute. Art meets life meets art....
I didn't realise until Laura mentioned it to me. I do like it. I also like that there are references to Elliot in Possession, too, and that the time periods of the 2 books, around 1860, are shared. Strange but nice to have such different writing styles, characters, and environments, but share such richness of language and imagery, and a time period.
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