Thomas Hardy : 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' /

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Watts, Cedric, 1937-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Penrith : Humanities-Ebooks, 2007.
Series:Literature insights.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover ; Copyright and Licence; Title Page; Contents ; A note on the author; 1. Preliminary Matter ; 1.1. Editorial Note and Acknowledgements; 1.2. Abbreviations; 1.3 Foreword; 2. Biographical; 2.1. Hardy's Progress; 2.2. Personal Aspects of Tess of the d'Urbervilles; 3. The Composition of Tess of the d'Urbervilles and its Modes of Publication; 3.1. Composition and Early Publication; 3.2. Subsequent Versions; 4. The Opening, the Plot and the Narration; 4.1. The Title, Sub-Title and Epigraph; 4.2. A Plot-Summary and Its Limitations; 4.3. Rape and Seduction; 4.4. Characterisation; 4.5. Narration.
  • 5. Themes and Contexts5.1. Religion, Scepticism and Morality; 5.2. Politics; 6. Literary Aspects; 6.1. Naturalism and Realism; 6.2. Leitmotifs and Themes; 6.3. Optical Effects and Defamiliarisation; 6.4. Language; 7. Rural Representation; 7.1. Talbothays; 7.2. Flintcomb-Ash; 8. Critical Survey; 8.1. Contemporaneous Responses; 8.2. Subsequent Responses; 9. Conclusion; 10. Bibliography; 10.1. Bibliographies ; 10.2. Texts of Tess of the d'Urbervilles; 10.3. Other Works by Hardy; 10.4. Biographies and Related Works; 10.5. Critical, Scholarly and Contextual Material.
  • 10.6. Films and Television Productions of Tess of the d'Urbervilles10.7. Journals ; 10.8. Websites.