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Tess of the D'Urbervilles; a pure woman faithfully presented.

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: [London] Macmillan [1957]
Series: Papermac P60
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 0333033442 9780333033449
OCLC Number: 1026876
Description: x, 446 pages.
Series Title: Papermac P60

Abstract:

A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading.

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