Daniel Deronda: A Conversation

Henry James

48 pages, Paperback

ISBN: 1419115014


Language: English

Publish: June 17, 2004

“”Daniel A Conversation”” is a book written by the renowned author Henry James. In this book, James discusses and analyzes the novel “”Daniel Deronda”” by George Eliot. The novel is set in Victorian England and follows the story of a young man named Daniel Deronda, who discovers his Jewish heritage and becomes involved in the Zionist movement. James delves into the themes and characters of the novel, providing his own insights and interpretations. He explores the complex relationships between the characters, particularly the love triangle between Daniel, Gwendolen Harleth, and Henleigh Grandcourt. The book also includes excerpts from Eliot’s letters and journals, offering a glimpse into her thoughts and intentions while writing the novel. James’ commentary and analysis provide a deeper understanding of “”Daniel Deronda”” and its significance in Victorian literature.Overall, “”Daniel A Conversation”” is a must-read for fans of George Eliot and Victorian literature, as well as those interested in literary analysis and criticism.Theodora. She reads well when she chooses, but I am sorry to say that in some of the fine passages of this last book she took quite a false tone. I couldn’t have read them aloud, myself; I should have broken down. But Pulcheria, —would you really believe it?—when she couldn’t go on, it was not for tears, but for—the contrary.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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