The Resource Daniel Deronda, (electronic resource)

Daniel Deronda, (electronic resource)

Label
Daniel Deronda
Title
Daniel Deronda
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mary Ann Evans (22 November 1819 <U+0096> 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Anne" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She is the author of seven novels, including Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Middlemarch (1871<U+0096>72), and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of them set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight. She used a male pen name, she said, to ensure her works would be taken seriously. Female authors were published under their own names during Eliot's life, but she wanted to escape the stereotype of women only writing lighthearted romances. She also wished to have her fiction judged separately from her already extensive and widely known work as an editor and critic. An additional factor in her use of a pen name may have been a desire to shield her private life from public scrutiny and to prevent scandals attending her relationship with the married George Henry Lewes, with whom she lived for over 20 years. "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 satire and moral searching, along with a sympathetic rendering of Jewish proto-Zionist and Kabbalistic ideas, has made it a controversial final statement of one of the greatest of Victorian novelists. The novel has been adapted for film three times, once as a silent feature and twice for television. It has also been adapted for the stage, most notably in the 1960s by the 69 Theatre Company in Manchester with Vanessa Redgrave cast as the heroine Gwendolen Harleth. (Excerpt from Wikipedia)
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Midwest
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1819-1880
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Eliot, George
Dewey number
823/.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The Modern Library classics
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  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Jews
  • Zionists
  • Electronic books
  • England
  • Jewish fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Daniel Deronda, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11574569
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11574569
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11574569
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Daniel Deronda, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11574569
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11574569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11574569
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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