Knowing Too Much: The Burden of Consciousness in "The Lifted Veil"

Title

Knowing Too Much: The Burden of Consciousness in "The Lifted Veil"

Description

In the spring of 1859, not long after the success of her first novel, Adam Bede, George Eliot submitted a much shorter work to her publisher, John Blackwood, for his consideration. Blackwood's eventual letter in response to the piece arrived more than a fortnight later and had to be prompted…

Creator

Melissa Raines

Source

George Eliot Review
2012: 43, 39-46

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

2012

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Citation

Melissa Raines, “Knowing Too Much: The Burden of Consciousness in "The Lifted Veil",” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 19, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/740.