Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

A Pure Woman

Book - 1978
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Set in the magical Wessex landscape so familiar from Thomas Hardy's early work, "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" is unique among his great novels for the intense feeling that he lavished upon his heroine, Tess, a pure woman betrayed by love. Hardy poured all of his profound empathy for both humanity and the rhythms of natural life into this story of her beauty, goodness, and tragic fate. In so doing, he created a character who, like Emma Bovary and Anna Karenina, has achieved classic stature.
Publisher: London, England : Penguin Group, c1978.
ISBN: 9780140431353
0140431357
Characteristics: 535 pages :,map ;,19 cm.
Additional Contributors: Skilton, David 1942-- Editor

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