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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Author: Clare West; Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 6,, Classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView 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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Genre/Form: Readers for new literates
High interest-low vocabulary books
Roman
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clare West; Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 0194230945 9780194230940 0194227014 9780194227018
OCLC Number: 43528064
Description: 136 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 6,, Classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy ; retold by Clare West.

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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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