The Mayor of Casterbridge / Edition 1

The Mayor of Casterbridge / Edition 1

by Thomas Hardy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1551111225

ISBN-13: 9781551111223

Pub. Date: 03/20/1997

Publisher: Broadview Press

“This is the edition I shall use and prescribe in the future.” — John Sutherland, University of London

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“This is the edition I shall use and prescribe in the future.” — John Sutherland, University of London

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551111223
Publisher:
Broadview Press
Publication date:
03/20/1997
Series:
Literary Texts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
411
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

Composition and Publication
Setting: Time and History
Setting: Town and Country
“A Man of Character”
Narrative Technique: Pictorialism and Circularity
Language and Style
A Note on the Text

Thomas Hardy: A Brief Chronology

The Life and Death of the Mayor of Castlebridge:
A Story of a Man of Character

Appendix A: Dialect Words and Expressions
Appendix B: Place-names
Appendix C: Wife-selling
Appendix D: The Corn Laws
Appendix E: Prince Albert in Dorchester
Appendix F: Maumbury Ring and the Execution of Mary Channing
Appendix G: The Skimmington Ride
Appendix H: Henchard’s Bankruptcy
Appendix I: The First Book of Samuel
Appendix J: Hardy’s “General Preface”
Appendix K: Contemporary Reviews

Works Cited and Recommended Reading

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