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Thomas Hardy

Author: Patricia Ingham
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press); Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)., Authors in context.
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"Hardy was born before the invention of the car, the telephone, and the aeroplane, when no woman could vote, when there were different rules for men and women wanting to divorce, and education was the preserve of the upper classes. He lived to see the Zeppelins over London, new divorce laws, wider educational opportunities, votes for women, and the questioning of religion. In novels such as Tess of the d'Urbervilles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Ingham
ISBN: 0192839802 9780192839800
OCLC Number: 50323113
Description: xxi, 263 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press); Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)., Authors in context.
Responsibility: Patricia Ingham.
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"Hardy was born before the invention of the car, the telephone, and the aeroplane, when no woman could vote, when there were different rules for men and women wanting to divorce, and education was the preserve of the upper classes. He lived to see the Zeppelins over London, new divorce laws, wider educational opportunities, votes for women, and the questioning of religion. In novels such as Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure Hardy engaged directly with the issues of the day, and his fiction resonates with contemporary concerns. Patricia Ingham explores the interconnections between life and art, and shows how modern interpretations on film and television create new contexts in which to read the works afresh." "The book includes a chronology of Thomas Hardy's life and times, suggestions for further reading, websites, illustrations, and a comprehensive index."--BOOK JACKET.

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