Conference, Eliot’s Mill on the Floss

Saturday 6 November
Institute of English Studies
Senate House, London

A one-day conference to celebrate the 150th birthday of The Mill on the Floss, one of George Eliot’s most remarkable works of fiction.

Keynote Speakers:
David Amigoni (Keele University), ‘Inheritance and Parental Investment in The Mill on the Floss’
Kathryn Hughes (University of East Anglia), ‘Who were the Dodsons? Uncovering Traces of Family History in The Mill on the Floss’
George Levine (Rutgers University), ‘Money and Desire, Realism and Romance – The Mill on the Floss’
Chair: Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi (University of Stirling)

Afternoon papers:
Catherine Brown (New College, Oxford), ‘ The Mill on the BBC in 1978’
Alain Jumeau (University of Paris-Sorbonne), ‘Translating The Mill on the Floss’
Louise Lee (King’s College London), ‘Maggie Tulliver & the Ethics of Boredom’
Donna Maynard (Exeter University), ‘ “She had often wished for books with more in them”: Imagined Space and the Making of “More” in The Mill on the Floss’

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Floss/index.htm

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