skip to content
Jude the obscure Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Jude the obscure

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., USA : Penguin Books, 1994.
Series: Penguin popular classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Penguin/Godfrey Cave edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Jude Fawley's hopes of a university education are lost when he is trapped into marrying the earthy Arabella, who later abandons him. Moving to the town of Christminster where he finds work as a stonemason, Jude meets and falls in love with his cousin Sue Bridehead, a sensitive, freethinking 'New Woman'. Refusing to marry merely for the sake of religious convention, Jude and Sue decide instead to live together, but  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Student Collection
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 0140620605 9780140620603
OCLC Number: 31114818
Notes: "Complete and unabridged"--Cover.
Description: xi, 489 pages : map ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin popular classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

Abstract:

Jude Fawley's hopes of a university education are lost when he is trapped into marrying the earthy Arabella, who later abandons him. Moving to the town of Christminster where he finds work as a stonemason, Jude meets and falls in love with his cousin Sue Bridehead, a sensitive, freethinking 'New Woman'. Refusing to marry merely for the sake of religious convention, Jude and Sue decide instead to live together, but they are shunned by society and poverty soon threatens to ruin them. Jude the Obscure, Hardy's last novel, caused a public furore when it was first published, with its fearless and challenging exploration of class and sexual relationships.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/31114818> # Jude the obscure
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "31114818" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Place/new_york_n_y_usa> ; # New York, N.Y., USA
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Place/harmondsworth_middlesex_england> ; # Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Topic/social_conditions> ; # Social conditions
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1010443> ; # Marriage
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Topic/marriage> ; # Marriage
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1242455> ; # England--Wessex.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Topic/man_woman_relationships> ; # Man-woman relationships
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007080> ; # Man-woman relationships
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Place/england> ; # England
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Place/wessex_england> ; # Wessex (England)
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/428.62/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Event/1800_1899> ; # 1800 - 1899
    schema:bookEdition "Penguin/Godfrey Cave ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/54148778> ; # Thomas Hardy
    schema:datePublished "1994" ;
    schema:description "Jude Fawley's hopes of a university education are lost when he is trapped into marrying the earthy Arabella, who later abandons him. Moving to the town of Christminster where he finds work as a stonemason, Jude meets and falls in love with his cousin Sue Bridehead, a sensitive, freethinking 'New Woman'. Refusing to marry merely for the sake of religious convention, Jude and Sue decide instead to live together, but they are shunned by society and poverty soon threatens to ruin them. Jude the Obscure, Hardy's last novel, caused a public furore when it was first published, with its fearless and challenging exploration of class and sexual relationships."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/388272> ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Student Collection"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Series/penguin_popular_classics> ; # Penguin popular classics.
    schema:name "Jude the obscure"@en ;
    schema:productID "31114818" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/31114818#PublicationEvent/harmondsworth_middlesex_england_new_york_n_y_usa_penguin_books_1994> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Agent/penguin_books> ; # Penguin Books
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140620603> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/31114818> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Agent/penguin_books> # Penguin Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Penguin Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Event/1800_1899> # 1800 - 1899
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "1800 - 1899" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Place/harmondsworth_middlesex_england> # Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Place/new_york_n_y_usa> # New York, N.Y., USA
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York, N.Y., USA" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Place/wessex_england> # Wessex (England)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Wessex (England)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Series/penguin_popular_classics> # Penguin popular classics.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/31114818> ; # Jude the obscure
    schema:name "Penguin popular classics." ;
    schema:name "Penguin popular classics" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/388272#Topic/social_conditions> # Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007080> # Man-woman relationships
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Man-woman relationships"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1010443> # Marriage
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Marriage"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1242455> # England--Wessex.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England--Wessex." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54148778> # Thomas Hardy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1840" ;
    schema:deathDate "1928" ;
    schema:familyName "Hardy" ;
    schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
    schema:name "Thomas Hardy" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140620603>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0140620605" ;
    schema:isbn "9780140620603" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.