The Painful Challenge of George Eliot's Epigraph

Title

The Painful Challenge of George Eliot's Epigraph

Description

Through her altruistic epigraph to a painful story, George Eliot suggests that the journey to greater human fellowship often requires a passage through suffering. In The Lifted Veil, Eliot explores the form of pain that shackles sado-masochistic relationships, and the roots of that pain - buried in the misperception that…

Creator

Mary Carroll

Source

George Eliot Fellowship Review
1991: 22, 57-60

Publisher

GEFR and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1991
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Mary Carroll, “The Painful Challenge of George Eliot's Epigraph,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed May 13, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/316.