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Far from the Madding Crowd

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Far from the Madding Crowd, Hardy's passionate tale of the beautiful, headstrong farmer Bathsheba Everdene and her three suitors, firmly established the thirty-four-year-old writer asa popular novelist. According to Virginia Woolf, The subject was right; the method was right; the poet and the countryman, the sensual man, the sombre reflective man, the man of learning, all enlisted to producea book which . . . must hold its place among the great English novels. Introducing the fictional name of Wessex to describe Hardy's legendary countryside, this early masterpiecedraws a vivid picture of rural life in southwest England.

This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the 1912 Wessex edition and features Hardy's map ofWessex.

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Synopsis:

Graced with the splendid illustrations executed by Helen Paterson for the first edition of the novel, this special Collector's Edition of Far from the Madding Crowd also features handwritten letters and drawings by Hardy, as well as rare and intimate portraits of the

Synopsis:

This Norton Critical Edition is based on the 1912 Wessex edition, emended to correct errors which have crept into the text from the manuscript onward.

About the Author

Margaret Drabble edited The Oxford Companion to English Literature and The Genius of Thomas Hardy. Her novels include The Waterfall and The Gates of Ivory, and, most recently, The Witch of Exmoor and The Peppered Moth. She lives in England.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553905557
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Hardy, Thomas
Author:
Thomas, Hardy
Subject:
Fiction : Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Farm life
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Subject:
Audio Books-Literature
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Subject:
Foreign Languages-ESL
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19830601
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
480

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
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Product details 480 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780553905557 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Graced with the splendid illustrations executed by Helen Paterson for the first edition of the novel, this special Collector's Edition of Far from the Madding Crowd also features handwritten letters and drawings by Hardy, as well as rare and intimate portraits of the
"Synopsis" by , This Norton Critical Edition is based on the 1912 Wessex edition, emended to correct errors which have crept into the text from the manuscript onward.
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