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The George Eliot Fellowship

Apparently there's a totally awesome George Eliot club that you can join that throws George Eliot-related events.

Victorian Web

Victorian Web's page on Eliot, including discussions of the social and political history surrounding her works.

Masterpiece Theatre: Daniel Deronda

Learn about the Masterpiece Theatre production of Daniel Deronda, read a few essays on George Eliot and Jews in Victorian England, and get find some other cool tidbits too, like a diagram showing how the main characters are connected.

Movie or TV Productions

Daniel Deronda (1921)

A 1921 production of Daniel Deronda starting Reginald Fox as Daniel Deronda and Ann Trevor as Mirah.

Daniel Deronda (1970)

A 1970 TV miniseries starring John Nolan as Daniel Deronda.

Daniel Deronda (2002)

A 2002 BBC/Masterpiece Theatre production starring the foxy Hugh Dancy and Romola Garai.

Documents

"Silly Novels by Lady Novelists"

George Eliot wrote an essay while working at the Westminster Review that criticizes the types of novels written by female novelists in her time. Interestingly, part of the reason why George Eliot wrote under a male pen name was largely because she wanted to be seen as a serious novelist and not to be associated with romances.

"Daniel Deronda: a Victorian Novel That's Still Controversial"

A 2009 article in The Guardian that talks about how Daniel Deronda is still relevant in our cultural debates today.

E-Book

The full text of Daniel Deronda free from Project Gutenberg.

Video

Trailer for Daniel Deronda

An unofficial yet pretty gripping trailer made by a fan of the 2002 BBC miniseries.

Daniel Deronda: Novel to Film

See how the novel Daniel Deronda was transformed from a novel to a script to a film for the 2002 BBC production, later shown on PBS's Masterpiece Theatre. Here, the scene where Gwendolen meets Lydia Glasher in Chapter 11.

Daniel Deronda: Novel to Film

See how the novel Daniel Deronda was transformed from a novel to a script to a film for the 2002 BBC production, later shown on PBS's Masterpiece Theatre. Here, the scene where Daniel meets the Contessa in Chapter 51.

Audio

Daniel Deronda Audio Book

Listen to Daniel Deronda on Project Gutenberg, read by a computer.

George Eliot Audio Tour

Free and totally sweet audio tours of George Eliot's birthplace and childhood home.

Images

Gwendolen and Grandcourt

A photo from the 2002 miniseries.

Daniel and Mirah

A photo of Daniel rescuing Mirah, from the 2002 miniseries.

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