For George Eliot, to Appreciate the Jews Was to Save England

In a new lecture series, a master teacher shows the enduring relevance of the great 19th-century novelist’s Daniel Deronda.

Ruth Wisse teaching Daniel Deronda by George Eliot. Tikvah Fund.

Ruth Wisse teaching Daniel Deronda by George Eliot. Tikvah Fund.

Observation
March 15 2017
About the author

Allan Arkush is the senior contributing editor of the Jewish Review of Books and professor of Judaic studies and history at Binghamton University.


“I am Daniel Deronda.”

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