9781594032516

The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot

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    9781594032516

  • ISBN10:

    1594032513

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-05-01
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
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Summary

It is one of the curiosities of English literary history that the most remarkable English novel about Jews should have been written by a non-Jew - a Victorian woman, moreover, who is generally regarded as the greatest English novelist of her time. The Jewish Odyssey of George Eliot examines why a woman who was firmly labeled an unbeliever would take up the cause of Judaism and its promise of nationhood and statehood.

Table of Contents

Prologuep. 1
"The Jewish Question"p. 13
George Eliot's Initiation into the Jewish Questionp. 49
Daniel Deronda's Initiation and Revelationp. 75
Hep! Hep! Hep!: A Sequel to Daniel Derondap. 105
The Reception of Daniel Derondap. 121
Epiloguep. 145
Notesp. 155
Indexp. 173
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