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Henry David Thoreau: An American Eccentric
Item# 139600
© 2017
 32 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-779-7
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Henry David Thoreau: An American Eccentric recognizes the two hundred year birth of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) and celebrates this American non-conformist's life The program offers insight and aw... (more details)



“Alien Invaders”: Jewish Figures in Deronda’s Britain
Item# 133164
© 2017
 45 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-759-9
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In the third part of an eight part lecture series on “Daniel Deronda,” Professor Ruth Wisse analyzes Julian Klesmer and Mirah Lapidoth in terms of their contributions to Jewish emancipation. An expert... (more details)



The Character and Education of Daniel Deronda
Item# 133166
© 2017
 46 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-761-2
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In the fifth part of an eight part lecture series on “Daniel Deronda,” Professor Ruth Wisse looks at the title character’s gradual evolution as he searches for his identity and forms a career path. An... (more details)



The Character and Education of Gwendolen Harleth
Item# 133163
© 2017
 48 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-758-2
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In the second of an eight part lecture series on “Daniel Deronda,” Professor Ruth Wisse examines George Eliot’s modern heroine Gwendolen Harleth. An expert on Yiddish and Jewish literature and winner... (more details)



How Fiction Differs from Philosophy
Item# 133168
© 2017
 38 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-763-6
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In the seventh part of an eight part lecture series on “Daniel Deronda,” Professor Ruth Wisse examines George Eliot’s decision to present social and political ideas in fictional form. An expert on Yid... (more details)



Jewish Nationalism
Item# 133167
© 2017
 39 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-762-9
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In the sixth part of an eight part lecture series on “Daniel Deronda,” Professor Ruth Wisse discusses George Eliot’s inspiration for writing a novel in support of Jewish nationalism decades before The... (more details)



The Political Vision of Daniel Deronda: Separateness with Communication
Item# 133169
© 2017
 49 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-764-3
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In the final part of an eight part lecture series on “Daniel Deronda,” Professor Ruth Wisse summarizes George Eliot’s great novel of nationalism. An expert on Yiddish and Jewish literature and winner... (more details)



Ruth Wisse Teaches Daniel Deronda
Item# 133161
© 2017
 360 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-525-0
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In eight definitive lectures, Harvard Professor Ruth Wisse explores the greatest novel of Jewish nationalism, guiding you through the drama, the romance, the politics, and the moral imagination of Dan... (more details)



The Theme of Beauty and Goodness
Item# 133162
© 2017
 54 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-757-5
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In the first of an eight part lecture series, Professor Ruth Wisse introduces George Eliot, the author of Daniel Deronda, and her character Gwendolen Harleth. An expert on Yiddish and Jewish literatur... (more details)



The Theme of Evil
Item# 133165
© 2017
 41 Min.





DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-64023-760-5
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In the fourth part of an eight part lecture series on “Daniel Deronda,” Professor Ruth Wisse examines evilness in Henleigh Grandcourt and Mr. Lapidoth. An expert on Yiddish and Jewish literature and w... (more details)



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