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George Eliot and the Religion of Favourable Chance

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This talk examines how Eliot’s characters struggle with the profoundly human inclination to trust in luck by worshiping at the altar of ‘blessed Chance’- arguing that this tendency is central to the novelist’s treatment of various moral dilemmas in her fiction.

This talk is part of the Wolfson College Humanities Society talks series.

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