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Book Tess Of The D Urbervilles

  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles is a harrowing critique of social class and the powerlessness of women. Tess, a beautiful young woman, is pushed on her rich "relatives" by her grasping father. When the young Lord does with her as he likes, Tess's whole life falls into ruins from which she attempts to free herself. The novel met with mixed...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP A young woman challenges the conventions of her time in this classic novel about nineteenth-century English society. THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information A chronology of the author's life and work...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2007
  • Young Tess Durbeyfield attempts to restore her family's fortunes by claiming their connection with the aristocratic d'Urbervilles. But Alec d'Urberville is a rich wastrel who seduces her and makes her life miserable. When she meets Angel Clare, she is offered true love and happiness, but her past catches up with her and she faces an agonizing moral...

    Publisher : OUP Oxford
    published : 2008
  • Coming to PBS in January 2009- a MasterpieceTM Classic production of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles Tess Durbeyfield knows what it is to work hard and expect little. But her life is about to veer from the path trod by her mother and grandmother. When her ne'er-do-well father learns that his family is the last of a long noble line, the...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2008
  • An intimate portrait of a woman, one of literature's most admirable and tragic heroines... Tess Durbeyfield knows what it is to work hard and expect little. But her life is about to veer from the path trod by her mother and grandmother. When her ne?er-do-well father learns that his family is the last of a long noble line, the d?Urbervilles, he sends...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2006
  • THIS ORANGE INHERITANCE EDITION OF Tess of the D'Urbervilles IS PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION Books shape our lives and transform the way we see ourselves and each other. The best books are timeless and continue to be relevant generation after generation. Vintage Classics asked the winners of The Orange Prize for Fiction...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2008
  • One of the English language's most enduring pieces of tragic fiction, Tess of the D?Ubervilles tells the story of a good-hearted girl who becomes the victim of circumstances and unjust social judgments. Like much of Hardy's work, the novel focuses partly on the declining rural society of the Victorian era, and also addresses class issues, as Tess'...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014
  • "I would be content, ay, glad, to live with you as your servant, if I may not as your wife; so that I could only be near you, and get glimpses of you, and think of you as mine ... I long for only one thing in heaven or earth or under the earth, to meet you, my own dear! Come to me - come to me, and save me from what threatens me!" When Tess Durbeyfield...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2012
  • This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Tess of the d''Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented is a novel by Thomas Hardy, first published in 1891. It initially appeared in a censored and serialised version, published by the British illustrated newspaper, The Graphic. It...

    Publisher : MobileReference.com
    published : 2008
  • Harper's wrote that "There is more real poetry in Tess of the d'Urbervilles alone than in hundreds of more pretentiously poetical volumes." Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) is a tragic story that illustrates the cruelty of fate and comments on the injustice of the modern world. Tess and Angel each must deal with the fact that...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009