The Resource Tess of the d'Urbervilles : an authoritative text, Thomas Hardy ; Hardy and the novel, criticism, edited by Scott Elledge

Tess of the d'Urbervilles : an authoritative text, Thomas Hardy ; Hardy and the novel, criticism, edited by Scott Elledge

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles : an authoritative text
Title
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Title remainder
an authoritative text
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Hardy ; Hardy and the novel, criticism, edited by Scott Elledge
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Language
eng
Summary
'She looked absolutely pure. Nature, in her fantastic trickery, had set such a seal of maidenhood upon Tess's countenance that he gazed at her with a stupefied air: "Tess- say it is not true! No, it is not true!"' Young Tess Durbeyfield attempts to restore her family's fortunes by claiming their connection with the aristocratic d'Urbervilles. But Alec d'Urberville is a rich wastrel who seduces her and makes her life miserable. When Tess meets Angel Clare, she is offered true love and happiness, but her past catches up with her and she faces an agonizing moral choice. Hardy's indictment of society's double standards, and his depiction of Tess as 'a pure woman', caused controversy in his day and has held the imagination of readers ever since. Hardy thought it his finest novel, and Tess the most deeply felt character he ever created. ... Text description
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DLC
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1840-1928
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Hardy, Thomas
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ3.H222
  • PR4748
LC item number
Te 1979
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Elledge, Scott
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  • Hardy, Thomas
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Children of the rich
  • Children of clergy
  • Women household employees
  • Women murderers
  • Poor families
  • Children of clergy
  • Children of the rich
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Poor families
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Women household employees
  • Women murderers
  • Wessex (England)
  • England
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles : an authoritative text, Thomas Hardy ; Hardy and the novel, criticism, edited by Scott Elledge
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 465-467
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
ix, 467 pages
Isbn
9780393090444
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(pbk.)
Lccn
78016891
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04004221
  • (OCoLC)ocm04004221
Label
Tess of the d'Urbervilles : an authoritative text, Thomas Hardy ; Hardy and the novel, criticism, edited by Scott Elledge
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 465-467
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
ix, 467 pages
Isbn
9780393090444
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
78016891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04004221
  • (OCoLC)ocm04004221

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