Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Norton Critical Edition) / Edition 3

Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Norton Critical Edition) / Edition 3

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by Thomas Hardy
     
 

This Third Edition of Tess of the D'Urbervilles introduces the highly praised 1983 Clarendon text edited by Juliet Grindle and Simon Gatrell.See more details below

Overview

This Third Edition of Tess of the D'Urbervilles introduces the highly praised 1983 Clarendon text edited by Juliet Grindle and Simon Gatrell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393959031
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1990
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
162,175
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Hardy (1840–1928), enduring author of the twentieth century, wrote the classics Jude the Obscure, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Far from the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, and many other works.

Scott Elledge was Goldwin Smith Professor of English Emeritus at Cornell University. He was the author of E. B. White: A Biography and Wider than the Sky: Poems Selected for Young Readers. He was the editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Paradise Lost, Eighteenth-Century Critical Essays, and Milton’s "Lycidas": An Approach to Criticism.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
June 2, 1840
Date of Death:
January 11, 1928
Place of Birth:
Higher Brockhampon, Dorset, England
Place of Death:
Max Gate, Dorchester, England
Education:
Served as apprentice to architect James Hicks

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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