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Far From the Madding Crowd

Author: Thomas Hardy; Rosemarie Morgan; Shannon Lee Russell
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2003. ©2000
Series: Penguin Classics; Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'I hate to be thought men's property in that way'. Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area. Her confident presence draws three very different suitors: the gentleman-farmer Boldwood, the soldier-seducer Sergeant Troy and the devoted shepherd Gabriel Oak. Each, in contrasting ways, unsettles her decisions and complicates
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Genre/Form: Pastoral fiction
Didactic fiction
Love stories
Fictional Work
Novels
Romance fiction
Fiction
Romans pastoraux
Romans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; Rosemarie Morgan; Shannon Lee Russell
ISBN: 9780141439655 0141439653
OCLC Number: 54347777
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xliv, 433 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
General Editor's Preface --
Chronology: Hardy's Life and Works --
Map: The Wessex of the Novels --
Bibliographical Note --
Introduction --
A Note on the History of the Text --
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD --
Notes --
Appendix I: Preface --
Appendix II: The Surviving Draft-Fragments of 'Far From the Madding Crowd' --
Appendix III: Chapter XVI in the 'Cornhill' magazine --
Appendix IV: A Note on the First Illustrator of 'Far From the Madding Crowd': Helen Paterson --
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Series Title: Penguin Classics; Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy ; edited with an introduction and notes by Rosemarie Morgan with Shannon Russell.

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"Far from the Madding Crowd is the first of Thomas Hardy's great novels, and the first to sound the tragic note for which his fiction is best remembered."-Margaret Drabble

 
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