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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Författare: Thomas Hardy E-bok

A young woman challenges the conventions of her time in this classic novel about nineteenth century English society.

At the time of its publication in 1891, Tess of the d'Urbervilles was scorned by readers for what was then considered its indictment of Victorian society and its unconventional heroine, Tess Durbeyfield. Now considered one of the major classic novels of nineteenth century literature, Tess is the compelling story of an extraordinary woman and her tragic destiny—a brilliant, transcendent work of compassion and courage by one of the finest English novelists, Thomas Hardy.

This edition includes:
-A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
-A chronology of the author's life and work
-A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
-An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
-Detailed explanatory notes
-Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
-Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
-A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

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© 2007 Simon & Schuster (E-bok) ISBN: 9781416592167

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