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'Indications that I can touch the hearts of my fellow men': Reading Scenes of Clerical Life from a Kleinian Psychoanalytic Perspective

George Eliot tentatively reflected in her journal that she might be touching the hearts of her fellow men in Scenes of Clerical Life. In this short paper, I explore with the aid of Kleinian psychoanalytical ideas what might be involved in such a…

'Acting out' in Daniel Deronda

This short paper illustrates the way in which psychoanalytic perspectives can help us to understand the effect which a complex literary text like Daniel Deronda has on the reader. The two psychoanalytic perspectives used are Freud's insights into the…