Daniel Deronda (Oxford World's Classics)
Daniel Deronda, the last of Eliot's novels, is the most complete expression of her idealism. Its main concerns are those of personal morality, of dedication to tradition and roots, and of spiritual identification and sympathy--all set in an era of considerable national and international... show more
Daniel Deronda, the last of Eliot's novels, is the most complete expression of her idealism. Its main concerns are those of personal morality, of dedication to tradition and roots, and of spiritual identification and sympathy--all set in an era of considerable national and international awareness. The text is that of the Clarendon Edition.About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Publish date: April 15th 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 768
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
, English Literature
Well...I've let this one sit for weeks and can think of nothing to say, because the book already said everything. Except that my overwhelming impression of my first Eliot is that it is very, very feminist.Plot details aside, this book made me think that one of the biggest obstacles women face is the...
5 stars As much as I love Victorian literature I was having difficulty with this book throughout the first section. After discussing the matter with another reader, I approached the book as though it was written by a French author such as Victor Hugo, instead of an English author. After that menta...
bookshelves: published-1876, classic, winter20092010, victorian, play-dramatisation, fraudio, filthy-lucre, philosophy Recommended for: Wanda and Laura Read from February 09 to 10, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** I sense a fair amount of neo-platonic thought running through here and also puts me in min...
This is a really good book.
7-3-13 "Chapter 70, the last chapter" THANK GOD! Agggh. For the moment it's a three...it may make it to four on reflection. Had I read it years ago, before becoming cognizant of and sympathetic to the Palestinian perspective, I suspect my view would be different.I started it as audio, but it wa...