George Eliot's 'Daniel Deronda' Notebooks

George Eliot's 'Daniel Deronda' Notebooks

by George Eliot
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521460646

ISBN-13: 9780521460644

Pub. Date: 11/21/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

George Eliot's notebooks from the years 1872-77 reveal her acquisition of a wide range of learning about Judaism, and provide insight into the creative process of integrating that learning into her last novel, Daniel Deronda. One of the notebooks is published here for the first time; others are offered in new transcriptions. Translations are provided for the notes in…  See more details below

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George Eliot's notebooks from the years 1872-77 reveal her acquisition of a wide range of learning about Judaism, and provide insight into the creative process of integrating that learning into her last novel, Daniel Deronda. One of the notebooks is published here for the first time; others are offered in new transcriptions. Translations are provided for the notes in German, French, Italian, Greek and Hebrew; explanatory headnotes are supplied, and interpretative links are made to the novel; primary sources are traced and the chronology of Eliot's reading outlined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521460644
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/21/1996
Pages:
524
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Part I. The Berg Notebook: Part II. The Pforzheimer Notebooks: Pforzheimer notebook 711; Pforzheimer notebook 710; Pforzheimer notebook 707; Bibliographical index: George Eliot's sources; Subject index.

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