The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

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by Thomas Hardy
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560005181

ISBN-13: 9781560005186

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Transaction Large Print

In Thomas Hardy's classic novel, an ambitious man discovers that the blind energies and defiant acts that brought him to power can also destroy him.  See more details below

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In Thomas Hardy's classic novel, an ambitious man discovers that the blind energies and defiant acts that brought him to power can also destroy him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560005186
Publisher:
Transaction Large Print
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(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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