Daniel Deroda

By: George Eliot
Published By: Double9 Books
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The novel Daniel Deronda was written by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), published in 1876 in eight parts. She opposed freely, against Jews discrimination, as a religious or racial group. The story of the novel moves around three main characters young idealistic Daniel Deronda, pretty haughty and self-centred Gwendolen Harleth and poor humble Mirah. In a fictional town Leubronn Daniel meets Gwendolen, her beauty attracts him. She desires for money and power and owing to her family circumstances she marries Grandcourt a wealthy man and tries to make him her slave. Daniel came to know his life mystery that his mother is a Jewish Opera singer who has given him to Sir Hugo to hide his Jewish identity. Thus he decides to marry Jewish girl Mirah whom he rescued earlier. Daniel and Mirah moves on to work for Jewish people national identity and restore the Promise land. It's a emblematic novel, through these characters Eliot represents distinct social, individual and political outlook. Gwendolen symbolises colonial ambition enslaving the others, Grandcourt is the face of haughty English aristocrat while Daniel Deronda and Mirah represent Jews Community.

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George Eliot

One of the leading English novelist of the Victorian era, George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Ann Evans. She was born on 22 November 1819, in rural Warwickshire. Her father Robert Evans was a estate manager and mother's name was Christiana Evans. She was influenced by her family's Methodist religious faith. She got an opportunity to read books in estate library and acquired good knowledge. For early education she studied at a local school and after that in a boarding. After her mother's death she left the school to help her father. While living in Coventry Eliot came in contact with Charles and Caroline Bray, their influence revolutionized her thinking and she became a rationalist. Her love partner George Henry Lewes encouraged her for fiction writing. Under the pen name of George Eliot her first novel Adam Bede was published in 1859. Her most notable literary works are- Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Middlemarch, Silas Marne, Daniel Deronda etc. She was died in 1880. She has been appreciated for realistic view of life, psychological insight, ethical exploration and accomplished story theme.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 794 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356562504
  • ISBN-13: 9789356562509
  • Item Weight: 952.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 43.1 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Anthologies (multiple authors), Fiction / Short Stories (single author), Fiction / Literary