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Author Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.

Title Tess of the d'Urbervilles : complete, authoritative text with biographical and historical contexts, critical history, and essays from five contemporary critical perspectives / Thomas Hardy ; edited by John Paul Riquelme
Published Boston : Bedford Books, [1998]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  820.8 H2723 A6/T/R 1998  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 606 pages : map ; 22 cm
Series Case studies in contemporary criticism
Case studies in contemporary criticism.
Contents pt. 1. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: the complete text. Introduction: Biographical and historical contexts ; The complete text. -- pt. 2. Tess of the d'Urbervilles: a case study in contemporary criticism. A critical history of Tess of the d'Urbervilles ; The new historicism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles ; What is new historicism? ; The new historicism: a selected bibliography ; A new historicist perspective: Tess of the d'Urbervilles: Hardy's anthropology of the novel / Catherine Gallagher ; Feminist and gender criticism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles ; What are feminist and gender criticism? ; Feminist and gender criticism: a selected bibliography ; A feminist and gender perspective; Tess and the subject of sexual violence reading, rape, seduction / Ellen Rooney ; Deconstruction and Tess of the d'Urbervilles ; What is deconstruction? ; Deconstruction: a selected bibliography ; A deconstructive perspective: Echoic language, uncertainty, and freedom in Tess of the d'Urbervilles / John Paul Riquelme ; Reader-response criticism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles ; What is reader-response criticism? ; Reader-response criticism: a selected bibliography ; A reader-response perspective: "Driven well home to the reader's heart": Tess's implicated audience / Garrett Stewart ; Cultural criticism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles ; What is cultural criticism? ; Cultural criticism: a selected bibliography ; A cultural perspective: The same and the different: standards and standardization in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Jennifer Wicke. -- Glossary of critical and theoretical terms
Summary Presents the classic story of Tess, a young woman who finds herself the victim of men, fate, and forces beyond her control in nineteenth-century England, and includes a history of critical commentary on the novel, and five analytical essays
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Children of clergy -- Fiction.
Children of the rich -- Fiction.
Didactic literature.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Poor families -- Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction.
Women household employees -- Fiction.
Women murderers -- Fiction.
Young women -- England -- Fiction.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Wessex (England) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Didactic fiction.
Pastoral fiction.
Author Riquelme, John Paul.
LC no. 97074961
ISBN 0312106882