Dismal Loneliness: George Eliot, Auguste Comte, and 'The Lifted Veil'

Title

Dismal Loneliness: George Eliot, Auguste Comte, and 'The Lifted Veil'

Description

'The Lifted Veil' is a curious novella from an author who made the organic form so much her own, focusing as it does upon actions which continually interrupt and fragment the narrative; with its emphasis on the supernatural, on bizarre pseudo-scientific experiments, attempted murder and gothic horror it seems out…

Creator

Judith Siford

Source

George Eliot Review
1995: 26, 46-52

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1995
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Judith Siford, “Dismal Loneliness: George Eliot, Auguste Comte, and 'The Lifted Veil',” George Eliot Review Online, accessed March 4, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/407.