Romola is a novel of the literary woman British George Eliot published in 1862 – 1863 , and whose action is happening in xv th century. It is a study of artistic, religious, intellectual and social life from the city of Florence to the Renaissance . It was published in fourteen deliveries in the Cornhill Magazine in July 1862 of (volume 6, n o 31) and August 1863 (Volume 8, n o 44). Several historical figures from the History of Florence appear in the novel.
- Romola de ‘Bardi
- Tito Melema
- Baldassare Calvo
- Jérôme Savonarole
- Bardo de ‘Bardi
- Piero di Cosimo
- Dino de ‘Bardi (Fra Luca)
- Bratti Ferravecchi
- Nicolas Machiavel
- 1924 : Romola , Henry King’s American silent film , with Lillian Gish , Dorothy Gish , William Powell .
- Romola , Harper and Brothers, 1863
- Romola , edition of Dorothea Barrett, Penguin, 1996
- 1887: Romola, or Florence and Savonarola 1 , translation of Alexandre-François d’Albert-Durade, Hachette.
- (In) From author to text: re-reading George Eliot’s Romola , edition Caroline Levine and Mark W. Turner, Aldershot, Ashgate, 1998.
- Stephanie Richet, “Masks and Masquerades in Romola by George Eliot: The Crossing of Appearances,” Victorian and Edwardian Papers , Vol. 77 spring 2013
Notes and references
- ↑ (record BNF n o FRBNF30398002 )
- Facsimile of Harper & Brothers, 1863 edition (illustrations by Frederic Leighton ) – Toronto, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY, Broadview Press, 2005 ( ISBN 1-55111-757-6 )