Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series) / Edition 1

Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series) / Edition 1

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by John Paul Riquelme, Thomas Hardy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312106882

ISBN-13: 9780312106881

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

The chance discovery by a young peasant woman that she is a descendant of the noble family of d'Urbervilles is to change the course of her life. Tess Durbeyfield leaves home on the first of her fateful journeys, and meets the ruthless Alec d'Urberville. Thomas Hardy's impassioned story tells of hope and disappointment, rejection and enduring love.  See more details below

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The chance discovery by a young peasant woman that she is a descendant of the noble family of d'Urbervilles is to change the course of her life. Tess Durbeyfield leaves home on the first of her fateful journeys, and meets the ruthless Alec d'Urberville. Thomas Hardy's impassioned story tells of hope and disappointment, rejection and enduring love.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312106881
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
606
Sales rank:
671,317
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.16(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

About the Series
About This Volume
Pt. 1Tess of the d'Urbervilles: The Complete Text
The Complete Text19
Pt. 2Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
A Critical History of Tess of the d'Urbervilles387
The New Historicism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles405
Tess of the d'Urbervilles: Hardey's Anthropology of the Novel422
Feminist and Gender Criticism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles441
Tess and the Subject of Sexual Violence: Reading, Rape, Seduction462
Deconstruction and Tess of the d'Urbervilles484
Echoic Language, Uncertainty, and Freedom in Tess of the d'Urbervilles506
Reader-Response Criticism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles521
"Driven Well Home to the Reader's Heart": Tess's Implicated Audience537
Cultural Criticism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles552
The Same and the Different: Standards and Standardization in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles571
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms591
About the Contributors605

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