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The Noble Heart

by George Henry Lewes

This Victorian melodrama, written by G.H. Lewes, common law husband of novelist George Eliot (Marian Evans), featured a scandalous love triangle. The scene is set in 16th century Spain. The main character is Don Gomez del la Vega, a nobleman in service of his king battling the Moors. In the midst of a campaign, he and his son, the gallant knight, Don Leon, both fall in love with the beautiful Juanna, daughter of a merchant, who had pledged her hand in marriage to Don Gomez. How can the situation be resolved with honor being preserved on all sides?

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English

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1849

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George Henry Lewes  was an English philosopher and critic of literature and theatre. He was also an amateur physiologist. American feminist Margaret Fuller called Lewes a "witty, French, flippant...

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