Literature | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Kate Flint

This literature criticism consists of approximately 24 pages of analysis & critique of Literature.
This section contains 6,936 words
(approx. 24 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Kate Flint

Critical Essay by Kate Flint

SOURCE: “Blood, Bodies, and The Lifted Veil,” in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Vol. 51, No. 4, March, 1997, pp. 455-73.

In the following essay, Flint examines George Eliot's The Lifted Veil as a text representative of the developing contemporary debate about the relationship between physiology and psychology.

On 17 March 1878 Edith Simcox paid a visit to George Eliot and her companion, George Lewes. Simcox recorded their conversation in her Autobiography: “I asked about the Lifted Veil. Lewes … asked what I thought of it. I was embarrassed and said—as he did—that it was not at all like her other writings, wherefrom she differed; she said it was ‘schauderhaft’ [horrible, ghastly] was it, and I [said] yes; but I was put out by things that I didn't quite know what to do...

(read more)

This section contains 6,936 words
(approx. 24 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Critical Essay by Kate Flint