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The Lifted Veil

The Lifted Veil
by George Eliot

Publisher: Pennsylvania State University 2001
ISBN/ASIN: B001G1XTX2
Number of pages: 43

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A dark fantasy drawing on contemporary scientific interest in the physiology of the brain, mesmerism, phrenology, and experiments in revification, it is Eliot's anatomy of her own moral philosophy. Narrated by an egocentric, morbid young clairvoyant man, the story also explores fiction's ability to offer insight into the self, as well as being a remarkable portrait of an artist whose visionary powers merely blight his life.

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