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George Eliot and Auguste Comte

The Influence of Comtean Philosophy on the Novels of George Eliot

David Maria Hesse

Contents: Reintroducing Comte and Positivism as a serious topic to George-Eliot-studies - Summary and explanation of Comte's major and minor works - Novel by novel analysis of how and to what extent Comte's philosophy influenced George Eliot's art - Extensive bibliography.