chapter  14
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George Eliot on story telling and narrative art in The Vicar of Wakefield, in Essays and Leaves from a Notebook, 1884

George Eliot seems to have known The Vicar of Wakefield well and may have been influenced by it in the opening sections of Scenes of Clerical Life. See W. J. Harvey, The Art of George Eliot, London, I96I, PP· 42-3.