Tess of the D Urbervilles

A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this tragic masterpiece. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion.

Tess of the D Urbervilles

Tess of the D Urbervilles

A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this tragic masterpiece. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion.

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Thomas Hardy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-05 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this tragic masterpiece. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion.
Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Scott McEathron
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Offering a contextual overview of Hardy's classic tale, this text explores the key themes of rape, illegitimate birth and murder, as well as the explaining how these concepts shocked early audiences when it was first realeased.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Language: en
Pages: 458
Authors: Thomas Hardy, Margaret Elvy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-01 - Publisher:

TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES A new edition of Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles, with an introduction and notes by Margaret Elvy. Tess of the d'Urbervilles is a novel of anger, a text which rages against time, God, industrialization, and social institutions such as marriage, Chrisianity, the Church,
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Thomas Hardy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: Bantam Classics

The story of a simple country girl whose family's pretentions lead to her destruction
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Language: en
Pages: 443
Authors: Thomas Hardy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In Thomas Hardy's first bestseller, a country girl is forced to sin against her will.

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