At a glance:
- Author: George Eliot
- First Published: 1876
- Type of Work: Novel
- Type of Plot: Social realism
- Time of Work: Mid-nineteenth century
- Setting: England and Continental Europe
- Genres: Long fiction, Social realism, Novel
- Subjects: Love or romance, Gambling, Nineteenth century, Europe or Europeans, Rural or country life, England or English people, Jews or Jewish life, Upper classes, Anti-Semitism, Money
- Locales: Europe, England, Italy, Genoa, Italy, United Kingdom
Daniel Deronda, the ward of Sir Hugo Mallinger and a noble, well-educated gentleman. At Cambridge University, he helps a poor student, Hans Meyrick, to pass a scholarship examination. He rescues a young Jewish woman, Mirah Lapidoth, from drowning in the Thames, helps to start her on a singing career, and later marries her. He spends a great deal of time wondering about his parentage and searching for some knowledge of his past in the Jewish East End of London. At the end of the novel, before his marriage, he is pleased to learn that...
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