New Thinking: George Eliot

BBC Radio 3: New Thinking

George Eliot’s Mill on the Floss with Rebecca Mead, Fiona Shaw, Daffyd Mills Daniel, Philip Davis & Peggy Reynolds

Shahidha Bari discusses the state of scholarship on George Eliot at her bicentenary with Ruth Livesey and Helen O’Neill, both at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Gail Marshall at the University of Reading.
Ruth Livesey’s AHRC funded research project on George Eliot is ‘Provincialism: Literature and the Cultural Politics of Middleness in Nineteenth-Century Britain’
Gail Marshall’s blog on reading Middlemarch is here

A Free Thinking discussion of Mill on the Floss with writer Rebecca Mead, actor Fiona Shaw and academics Philip Davis, Dafydd Daniel and Peggy Reynolds is here

This episode is one of a series of conversations – New Thinking – produced in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council, part of UK Research & Innovation.


Producer: Luke Mulhall