Death and Recollection: The Elegiac Dimension of Scenes of Clerical Life

Title

Death and Recollection: The Elegiac Dimension of Scenes of Clerical Life

Description

Perversely, though perhaps appropriately for a paper on death, I want to begin at the end. George Eliot's last novel, Daniel Deronda, ends with a good death: that of Ezra Mordecai, dying with the arms of Mirah and Deronda around him, and feeling 'an ocean of peace beneath him'. Theā€¦

Creator

John Rignall

Source

George Eliot Review
2009: Special Issue, 58-60

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 2009
Digitized 2017

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Citation

John Rignall, “Death and Recollection: The Elegiac Dimension of Scenes of Clerical Life,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed February 25, 2018, http://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/885.