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The Jewish odyssey of George Eliot

Author: Gertrude Himmelfarb
Publisher: New York : Encounter Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Examines why a woman who was firmly labeled an unbeliever would take up the cause of Judaism and its promise of nationhood and statehood.

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Named Person: George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gertrude Himmelfarb
ISBN: 9781594032516 1594032513
OCLC Number: 271080989
Description: 180 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
"The Jewish question" --
George Eliot's initiation into the Jewish question --
Daniel Deronda's initiation and revelation --
Hep! hep! hep! : a sequel to Daniel Deronda --
The reception of Daniel Deronda --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Gertrude Himmelfarb.

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"In this groundbreaking study of George Eliot, Gertrude Himmelfarb offers a fascinating and deeply persuasive understanding of Eliot's extraordinary sympathy for Jewish identity, Jewish religion, and Read more...

 
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