Music as a Sign in Daniel Deronda

Title

Music as a Sign in Daniel Deronda

Description

The language of music communicates and contributes to spiritual transformation in Daniel Deronda. It expresses non-verbal truths about humanity's connection to the world, and unifies the novel with a continuous vocabulary since sound and silence are frequently described in musical terms. George Eliot specifies meaning in non-verbal mediums. For instance,…

Creator

Phyllis Weliver

Source

George Eliot Review
1996: 28, 43-48

Publisher

GER and George Eliot Archive

Date

Published 1996
Digitized 2017

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Citation

Phyllis Weliver, “Music as a Sign in Daniel Deronda,” George Eliot Review Online, accessed September 22, 2021, https://www.georgeeliotreview.org/items/show/433.