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

Title

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

Description

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 touching of the heart and attempt in…

Creator

Toni Griffiths

Source

George Eliot Review
2009: Special Issue, 48-57

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2009
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Toni Griffiths, “'Indications that I can touch the hearts of my fellow men': Reading Scenes of Clerical Life from a Kleinian Psychoanalytic Perspective,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed February 25, 2018, http://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/884.