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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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This critical edition of Thomas Hardys widely taught 1891 British Victorian novel reprints the authoritative second impression of the 1920 Wessex edition together with critical essays that approach the work from 5 contemporary critical perspectives and highly praised editorial apparatus that introduces students to the novel and the perspectives.

Table of Contents

  About the Series

  About This Volume

    

PART I. TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES: THE COMPLETE TEXT

    

  Introduction: Biographical and Historical Context

    

  The Complete Text [1920 Wessex Edition]

    

PART II. TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES: A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM

    

  A Critical History of Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    

  New Historicism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    What Is New Historicism?

    New Historicism: A Selected Bibliography

    A New Historicist Perspective:

       Catherine Gallagher, Tess of the d'Urbervilles: Hardy's Anthropology of the Novel

    

  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:

       Ellen Rooney, Tess and the Subject of Sexual Violence: Reading, Rape, Seduction

    

  Deconstruction and Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    What Is Deconstruction?

    Deconstruction: A Selected Bibliography

    A Deconstructive Perspective:

       John Paul Riquelme, Echoic Language, Uncertainty, and Freedom in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    

  Reader-Response Criticism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    What Is Reader-Response Criticism?

    Reader-Response Criticism: A Selelcted Bibliography

    A Reader-Response Perspective:

       Garrett Stewart, "Driven Well Home to the Reader's Heart": Tess's Implicated Audience

    

  Cultural Criticism and Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    What Is Cultural Criticism?

    Cultual Criticism: A Selected Bibliography

    A Cultual Perspective:

       Jennifer Wicke, The Same and the Different: Standards and Standardization in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    

    

  Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms

    

  About the Contributors

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312106881
Author:
Riquelme, John Paul
Publisher:
Bedford Books
Editor:
Riquelme, John Paul
Author:
Hardy, Thomas
Author:
Riquelme, John Paul
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Wessex (England) Fiction.
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Women domestics
Subject:
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Subject:
Women murderers
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism
Publication Date:
19980231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
606
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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