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George Eliot Memorial Lecture: "Love, Knowledge, and Narration: George Eliot on Other Minds"

'It was by loving them ... that he knew them; it was not by knowing them that he loved' - such was Henry James's legendary conclusion about Balzac and his characters. James's point was simple but important: Balzac was, in his view, able to invest his…