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Daniel Deronda By George Eliot
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In this enduring Victorian classic written in 1876, two stories weave in and out of each other: The first is about Gwendolen, one of Eliot’s finest creations, who grows from a self-centered... More > young beauty to a thoughtful adult with an expanded vision of the world around her. The second is about Daniel Deronda, adopted son of an aristocratic Englishman who becomes fascinated with Jewish traditions when he meets an ailing Jewish philosopher named Mordecai and his sensitive sister, Mirah.< Less
Daniel Deronda By George Eliot
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Daniel Deronda, first published in 1876, was the last novel completed by George Elliott. Published at a time when anti-Jewish sentiments ran high in England the novel’s sympathetic portrayal... More > of Jews stands out in stark contrast to the crude and hostile caricatures littering the works of Dickens, Trollope and other Victorian authors. A thoroughly good read from one of Britain’s foremost female authors. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
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"Daniel Deronda" is a mixture of social satire and moral searching, along with a sympathetic rendering of Jewish proto-Zionist and Kaballistic ideas, that has made it a controversial final... More > statement of George Eliot. The story concerns with the destinies of two characters: Gwendolen Harleth, the spoiled and selfish elder daughter of a widow, and Daniel Deronda, the adopted child of an English aristocrat. In order to avoid poverty as her family approaches destitution, Gwendolen agrees to marry Henleigh Grandcourt. She is fully aware that he has children by his mistress and that his mistress has a prior claim to him. The marriage proves unhappy. Gwendolen finds herself drawn for spiritual guidance to Deronda. Deronda, who has rescued from suicide a Jewish girl, Mirah Lepidoth, gradually discovers a dense Jewish world through Mirah and her brother, Mordecai. The novel ends with his determination to seek and pursue his racial and religious roots in Palestine.< Less
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Daniel Deronda is a novel by George Eliot, first published in 1876. It was the last novel she completed and the only one set in the contemporary Victorian society of her day. Its mixture of social... More > satire and moral searching, along with a sympathetic rendering of Jewish proto-Zionist and Kaballistic ideas has made it a controversial final statement of one of the greatest of Victorian novelists. The novel has been filmed three times, once as a silent feature and twice for television. It has also been adapted for the stage, most notably in a production in the 1960s by the 69 Theatre Company in Manchester with Vanessa Redgrave as Gwendolen Harleth.< Less
Daniel Deronda Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Dancing at the Rascal Fair Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of Dancing at the Rascal Fair by Ivan Doig. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries &... More > Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Dancing at the Rascal Fair.< Less
Daniel Deronda - Volume 1 of 2 By George Eliot
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Daniel Deronda, first published in 1876, was the last novel completed by George Elliott. Published at a time when anti-Jewish sentiments ran high in England the novel’s sympathetic portrayal... More > of Jews stands out in stark contrast to the crude and hostile caricatures littering the works of Dickens, Trollope and other Victorian authors. A thoroughly good read from one of Britain’s foremost authors. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
Daniel Deronda - Volume 2 of 2 By George Eliot
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Daniel Deronda, first published in 1876, was the last novel completed by George Elliott. Published at a time when anti-Jewish sentiments ran high in England the novel’s sympathetic portrayal... More > of Jews stands out in stark contrast to the crude and hostile caricatures littering the works of Dickens, Trollope and other Victorian authors. A thoroughly good read from one of Britain’s foremost authors. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
Victorian Novels Series: Daniel Deronda By George Eliot
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Daniel Deronda contains two main strains of plot, united by the title character. The novel begins in mid-story in late August 1865[1] with the meeting of Daniel Deronda and Gwendolen Harleth in the... More > fictional town of Leubronn, Germany. Daniel finds himself attracted to, but wary of, the beautiful, stubborn, and selfish Gwendolen, whom he sees lose all her winnings in a game of roulette. The next day, Gwendolen receives a letter from her mother telling her that the family is financially ruined and asking her to come home. In despair at losing all her money, Gwendolen pawns a necklace and debates gambling again in order to make her fortune. In a fateful moment, however, her necklace is returned to her by a porter, and she realises that Daniel saw her pawn the necklace and redeemed it for her. From this point, the plot breaks off into two separate flashbacks, one which gives us the history of Gwendolen Harleth and one of Daniel Deronda.< Less
The Works of George Eliot (12 Books) By George Eliot
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This collection has all of the following works: The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton Mr. Gilfil's Love Story Janet's Repentance Adam Bede The Lifted Veil The Mill on the Floss Silas... More > Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe Romola Brother Jacob Felix Holt the Radical Middlemarch: a study of provincial life Daniel Deronda< Less
Victorian Novelists Series-Eight-George Eliot By Students’ Academy
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Introduction 4 Childhood and Education 6 Coventry 9 London 12 Her Relationship with George Lewes 14 Early Writing Career 16 Marriage and Twilight Years 20 Literary Career 22 Summary of the Major... More > Works 25 Adam Bede 25 The Mill on the Floss 32 Silas Marner 38 Romola 43 Felix Holt 49 Middlemarch 56 Daniel Deronda 68 ............................................... Print ISBN: 978-1-257-02679-1< Less