The Project Gutenberg EBook of Tancred, by Benjamin Disraeli This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions. This article examines the effectiveness of these approaches when applied to Disraeli’s novel Tancred, begun in late , mostly written in late. TANCRED is the most complex of Disraeli’s novels. Although it has bewildered many readers, the author himself preferred it to his other works.’ Yet even.

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Tancred, who is an embodiment of Disraeli himself, sees Parliament as ineffective, oligarchical, and corrupt because it is controlled by coteries, factions, and interest groups than cannot solve great social problems. Your use of the site and services is disdaeli to these policies and terms.

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Tancred; or, The new crusade

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Want to Read saving…. Caleb Parker rated it liked it Dec 27, The best part of Disraeli’s otherwise-mediocre novel is how it exposes us to a bewildering array of factions and how they interact in the 19th century.

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The monarch, who is also the Head of the Established Church, should assume the position of a leader best qualified to interpret the word of Tancrred and enforce it upon the whole empire.

Frederick Warne, p. Books by Benjamin Disraeli. He shall have Bagdad and Mesopotamia, and pour the Bedouin cavalry into Persia. This article suggests that the problem with these interpretations, and with the older argument that Disraeli revelled in a lack of principle which also draws on Tancred is that they fail to put novel and author in the context of the time.

Add to Your books. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. David Bingham rated it did not like it Oct 18, Oxford University Press, He is most famous today for the bitter hatred between himself and his political rival William Gladstone.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Surprisingly, the Fisraeli of Asia agrees to talk to a Gentile and tells Tancred that the intellect of Arabia comes directly from the Most High source, which is firmly located in the Holy Land. Journal Title English Historical Review.

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He meets the beautiful Eva, daughter of a Jewish financier, and becomes involved in the political machinations of her foster-brother, the brilliant Fakredeen, a Lebanese emir.

Undoubtedly, he saw in imperial policy a way of promoting his popularity among new voters from the working class, and in foreign affairs he always sought above all to maintain the position of Britain as an imperial power, which gained him approval by both the Queen and the general public.

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Tancred – or, The New Crusade. Dangermousie rated it really liked it Oct 13, His literary career was greatly overshadowed by his parliamentary ambitions ‘climbing the greasy pole’but includes both romances and political novels.

Write a customer review. Farland rated it really liked it Jun 20, In fact, Disraeli disdaeli a politician supported the idea that the British colonies should become self-governing.

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Tancred, or The New Crusade

It attacked the liberal sectarian policy pursued by the Peel government in Syria and Lebanon, and European political, religious and economic intervention in the Ottoman Empire more broadly. Alan rated it liked it Dec 16, Get to Know Us. The true message of the novel is hidden in its subtitle: