The Imaginary Vision in Adam Bede: Hetty's Mirrors and the Objet A

Title

The Imaginary Vision in Adam Bede: Hetty's Mirrors and the Objet A

Description

In October 1857, George Eliot began her first full-length major novel, Adam Bede. Having just completed her last 'scene' - 'Janet's Repentance' - from Scenes of Clerical Life, she decided to use a 'large canvas' for her next endeavour, an endeavour which would be only the beginning of a series…

Creator

Katrina Ruth

Source

George Eliot Review
1996: 27, 49-55

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1996
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Katrina Ruth, “The Imaginary Vision in Adam Bede: Hetty's Mirrors and the Objet A,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/424.