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Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Thomas Hardy.

By: Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Penguin popular classics.Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1994Edition: Penguin/Godfrey Cave edition.Description: 507 pages ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0140620206; 9780140620207.Subject(s): England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- FictionDDC classification: 823.8 Other classification: He Summary: A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading.
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"First published 1891."

A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading.

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles : by Hardy, Thomas, ©1974
Tess of the d'Urbervilles / by Hardy, Thomas, ©1991
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