Lilith | Critical Essay by Robert Lee Wolff

This literature criticism consists of approximately 47 pages of analysis & critique of Lilith.
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Critical Essay by Robert Lee Wolff

SOURCE: “Lilith,” in The Golden Key: A Study of the Fiction of George MacDonald, Yale University Press, 1961, pp. 326-71.

In the following essay, Wolff discusses the events in MacDonald's life that led up to his writing of Lilith.

“This River has been a Terror to many, yea the thoughts of it also have often frighted me.”

The Pilgrim's Progress

I

For the MacDonalds, the eighties and nineties were decades of trial. They named their house in Bordighera “Casa Coraggio”: MacDonald had long before discovered that “Corage, God Mend Al,” was an anagram of “George MacDonald,” and inscribed it on his book-plate, with Blake's picture of the aged “man through death's door going,” who...

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