Gwendolen Harleth and the Growth of Conscience

Title

Gwendolen Harleth and the Growth of Conscience

Description

In Henry James’ brilliant critique “Daniel Deronda: A Conversation” one of the participants, Theodora, asserts that it is not Gwendolen’s conscience which makes her tragedy, but “it is the tragedy that makes her conscience, which then reacts upon it.” There is a specious brilliance about this remark, and Jerome…

Creator

H.S. Kakar

Source

George Eliot Fellowship Review
1984: 15, 49-54

Publisher

GEFR and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1984
Digitized 2017

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Citation

H.S. Kakar, “Gwendolen Harleth and the Growth of Conscience,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 19, 2021, https://georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/252.