The Mayor of Casterbridge (Norton Critical Edition) / Edition 2

The Mayor of Casterbridge (Norton Critical Edition) / Edition 2

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by Thomas Hardy
     
 

The text of this edition is based on the Wessex Edition of 1912, which was revised and corrected by the author.See more details below

Overview

The text of this edition is based on the Wessex Edition of 1912, which was revised and corrected by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393974980
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
242,758
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
General Editors' Preface
Introduction1
1The Mayor of Casterbridge, the Persistence of the Past, and the Dance of Desire21
2The Mayor of Casterbridge31
3Fictitious Families40
4The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Fate of Michael Henchard's Character48
5The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Bounds of Propriety80
6The Minimisation of Sexuality116
7The Mayor of Casterbridge: Made of Money132
8Haunting Casterbridge or, 'the persistence of the unforeseen'153
9Agon in the Marketplace: The Mayor of Casterbridge as Bourgeois Tragedy170
Further Reading202
Notes on Contributors207
Index209

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