Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Sourcebook

Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Sourcebook

by Scott McEathron
     
 

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This sourcebook offers an introduction to Thomas Hardy's crucial novel, offering:

  • a contextual overview, a chronology and reprinted contemporary documents, including a selection of Hardy's poems
  • an overview of the book's early reception and recent critical fortunes, as well as a wide range of reprinted extracts from critical works
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Overview

This sourcebook offers an introduction to Thomas Hardy's crucial novel, offering:

  • a contextual overview, a chronology and reprinted contemporary documents, including a selection of Hardy's poems
  • an overview of the book's early reception and recent critical fortunes, as well as a wide range of reprinted extracts from critical works
  • key passages from the novel, reprinted with editorial comment and cross-referenced within the volume to contextual and critical documents
  • suggestions for further reading and a list of relevant web resources.

For students on a wide range of courses, this sourcebook offers the essential stepping-stone from a basic reading knowledge to an advanced understanding of Hardy's best-known novel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415255288
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
Routledge Guides to Literature Series
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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