Monday, April 10, 2017

Surprisingly contemporary …

… 'Daniel Deronda': A Novel for Our Time - Washington Free Beacon. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… Wisse insists that Deronda is a book uniquely suited to our time because it presents characters struggling with the same forces we struggle with today: the breakdown of inherited custom and morality, the fruits and challenges of love and its relation to family life, and the place of the nation in the world.

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