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The return of the native : an authoritative text, background, [and] criticism

Author: Thomas Hardy; James Jack Gindin
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, ©1969.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First edView all editions and formats
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Story of Egdon Heath and Eustacia Vye in late nineteenth century Wessex, England.

Set in the vast, brooding heathlands of England, it lays bare the frailties of human love.

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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Didactic fiction
Named Person: Thomas Hardy
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; James Jack Gindin
ISBN: 0393097919 9780393097917 0393043002 9780393043006
OCLC Number: 833
Description: viii, 500 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The text of The return of the native --
A map of Egdon Heath --
The return of the native (The three women (A face on which time makes but little impression ; Humanity appears upon the scene, hand in hand with trouble ; The custom of the country ; The halt on the turnpike road ; Perplexity among honest people ; The figure against the sky ; Queen of night ; Those who are found where there is said to be nobody ; Love leads a shrewd man into strategy ; A desperate attempt at persuasion ; The dishonesty of an honest woman) ; The arrival (Tidings of the comer ; The people at Blooms-End make ready ; How a little sound produced a great dream ; Eustacia is led on to an adventure ; Through the moonlight ; The two stand face to face ; A coalition between beauty and oddness ; Firmness is discovered in a gentle heart) ; The fascination ("My mind to me a kingdom is" ; The new course causes disappointment ; The first act in a timeworn drama ; An hour of bliss and many hours of sadness ; Sharp words are spoken, and a crisis ensues ; Yeobright goes, and the breach is complete ; The morning and the evening of a day ; A new force disturbs the current) ; The closed door (The rencounter by the pool ; He is set upon by adversities but he sings a song ; She goes out to battle against depression ; Rough coercion is employed ; The journey across the heath ; A conjuncture, and its result upon the pedestrian ; The tragic meeting of two old friends ; Eustacia hears of good fortune and beholds evil) ; The discovery ("Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery?" ; A lurid light breaks in upon a darkened understanding ; Eustacia dresses herself on a black morning ; The ministrations of a half-forgotten one ; An old move inadvertently repeated ; Thomasin argues with her cousin, and he writes a letter ; The night of the sixth of November ; Rain, darkness, and anxious wanderers ; Sights and sounds draw the wanderers together) ; Aftercourses (The inevitable movement onward ; Thomasin walks in a green place by the Roman road ; The serious discourse of Clym with his cousin ; Cheerfulness again asserts itself at Blooms-End, and Clym finds his vocation)) --
Background --
Composition, publication, and scholarship : publication of the novel / Richard L. Purdy --
Composition and revision of the novel / John Paterson --
Scholarship on the novel / Carl J. Weber --
Hardy's life and opinions --
From Hardy's autobiography : On The return of the native --
Philosophical ideas in fiction --
Letters to Alfred-Noyes --
On fiction and art --
From life and art by Thomas Hardy : The profitable reading of fiction --
Candour in English fiction --
The science of fiction --
On English marriage laws --
On writers and the state --
Hardy's poems : By the barrows --
The moth-signal --
The Roman road --
On a heath --
The sheep boy --
The bride-night fire --
The night of the dance --
The pedestrian --
A meeting with despair --
To the moon --
At moonrise and onwards --
Nobody comes --
Hardy and folklore --
Criticism --
Hardy's contemporary critics : The Athenaeum, November 23, 1878 --
The Athenaeum, November 30, 1878 --
The Saturday Review, January 4, 1879 --
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, March, 1879 --
Harper's New Monthly Magazine New York, March 1879 --
Critical essays --
The psychology of the characters / D.H. Lawrence --
Why the novel matters / D.H. Lawrence --
The structure of The return of the native / Joseph Warren Beach --
Hardy's faults as a novelist / Frank Chapman --
Hardy's philosophic metaphors / Allen Tate --
Hardy and T.S. Eliot / Katherine Anne Porter --
The traditional basis of Thomas Hardy's fiction / Donald Davidson --
Hardy's use of literary convention / Lord David Cecil --
Pessimism in The return of the native / Harvey Curtis Webster --
Hardy's hour-glass novel / R.W. Stallman --
Philosophy, image, and language in Hardy's fiction / John Holloway --
Clym Yeobright and Egdon Heath / George Wing --
Action and character in The return of the native / Charles Child Walcutt.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy ; edited by James Gindin.

Abstract:

Story of Egdon Heath and Eustacia Vye in late nineteenth century Wessex, England.

Set in the vast, brooding heathlands of England, it lays bare the frailties of human love.

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