Margot Waddell will discuss the meeting points of literary and psychoanalytic presentations of loss, mourning and death focusing on Middlemarch with reference also to Daniel Deronda. Join us at Bloomsbury House for this fascinating presentation and Q&A session with the audience. This talk is the third in our Literature & Psychoanalysis series.
Margot Waddell is a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society and Visiting Lecturer at the Tavistock Clinic. Having studied Classics and English at Cambridge, she completed a PhD on the novels of George Eliot in the context of contemporary nineteenth-century psychological, philosophical and scientific thinking, before going on to train at the Tavistock Centre and then the Institute of Psychoanalysis. She currently works in private clinical practice, following her work as a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist in the Tavistock Clinic’s Adolescent Department for many years. Her multidisciplinary approach to her practice makes her an ideal speaker for Faber’s Literature & Psychoanalysis series.