George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1998: "Ego, Anonymity, and Healing in George Eliot"

Title

George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1998: "Ego, Anonymity, and Healing in George Eliot"

Description

Eliot's ultimate goal- morally, aesthetically - was to free the individual ego from the suf-fering of reflecting upon itself. Her fiction, which she saw as a series of evolving psycholog-ical phases, achieves this liberation through strongly argued models of balance and through the kinds of recognition linked to anonymous heroism…

Creator

Henry Alley

Source

George Eliot Review
1999: 30, 23-35

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1999
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Henry Alley, “George Eliot Memorial Lecture, 1998: "Ego, Anonymity, and Healing in George Eliot",” George Eliot Review Online, accessed April 15, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/499.