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The Power Of Tess

Author : Angelina J. Windsor
ISBN : 9781419945694
Genre : Fiction
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Tess is a sheltered Kentucky girl attending college in Los Angeles. In desperate need of fast cash for her grandmother’s medical bills, she answers an online “modeling” ad showing people having the kind of fun she’s never experienced. She’s all for it unt

The Power Of Lies

Author : John Kucich
ISBN : 0801480892
Genre : Fiction
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Although moral earnestness has long been considered characteristic of the Victorians, Kucich maintains that English fiction in the nineteenth century was as interested in lies as in honesty. In this important book, Kucich explores the fascination with lying in novels by Anthony Trollope, Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell, Ellen Wood, Thomas Hardy, and Sarah Grand.

Tess Of The D Urbervilles

Author : Thomas Hardy
ISBN : 9781927854266
Genre : Fiction
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One of the English language's most enduring pieces of tragic fiction, Tess of the D’Ubervilles tells the story of a good-hearted girl who becomes the victim of circumstances and unjust social judgments. Like much of Hardy's work, the novel focuses partly on the declining rural society of the Victorian era, and also addresses class issues, as Tess' father's aspiration to transcend his class sets in motion a disastrous series of events.

Thomas Hardy S Tess Of The D Urbervilles

Author : Scott McEathron
ISBN : 9781317797173
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This sourcebook offers an introduction to Thomas Hardy's crucial novel, offering: a contextual overview, a chronology and reprinted contemporary documents, including a selection of Hardy's poems an overview of the book's early reception and recent critical fortunes, as well as a wide range of reprinted extracts from critical works key passages from the novel, reprinted with editorial comment and cross-referenced within the volume to contextual and critical documents suggestions for further reading and a list of relevant web resources. For students on a wide range of courses, this sourcebook offers the essential stepping-stone from a basic reading knowledge to an advanced understanding of Hardy's best-known novel.

Confessional Subjects

Author : Susan David Bernstein
ISBN : 9780807860366
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Susan Bernstein examines the gendered power relationships embedded in confessional literature of the Victorian period. Exploring this dynamic in Charlotte Bronta's Villette, Mary Elizabeth Braddon's Lady Audley's Secret, George Eliot's Daniel Deronda, and Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles, she argues that although women's disclosures to male confessors repeatedly depict wrongdoing committed against them, they themselves are viewed as the transgressors. Bernstein emphasizes the secularization of confession, but she also places these narratives within the context of the anti-Catholic tract literature of the time. Based on cultural criticism, poststructuralism, and feminist theory, Bernstein's analysis constitutes a reassessment of Freud's and Foucault's theories of confession. In addition, her study of the anti-Catholic propaganda of the mid-nineteenth century and its portrayal of confession provides historical background to the meaning of domestic confessions in the literature of the second half of the century. Originally published in 1997. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Study And Revise For As A Level Tess Of The D Urbervilles

Author : Mark Asquith
ISBN : 9781471854026
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Tess of the D'Urbervilles throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Tess of the D'Urbervilles as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay

Tess Of The D Urbervilles Maxnotes Literature Guides

Author : Charles Grimes
ISBN : 9780738673127
Genre : Study Aids
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REA's MAXnotes for Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Hardy Tess Of The D Urbervilles

Author : Dale Kramer
ISBN : 0521346274
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Special consideration is given to Tess's search for her identity, and the role of her sexuality, in a fresh approach to Hardy's novel that reexamines the main characters, his handling of the plot, and the novel's characteristics as a tragedy.

Fiction And Repetition

Author : J. Hillis Miller
ISBN : 0674299264
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In Fiction and Repetition, one of our leading critics and literary theorists offers detailed interpretations of seven novels: Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, Thackeray's Henry Esmond, Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles and The Well-Beloved, Conrad's Lord Jim, and Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Between the Acts. Miller explores the multifarious ways in which repetition generates meaning in these novelsâe"repetition of images, metaphors, motifs; repetition on a larger scale of episodes, characters, plots; and repetition from one novel to another by the same or different authors. While repetition creates meanings, it also, Miller argues, prevents the identification of a single determinable meaning for any of the novels; rather, the patterns made by the various repetitive sequences offer alternative possibilities of meaning which are incompatible. He thus sees âeoeundecidabilityâe as an inherent feature of the novels discussed. His conclusions make a provocative contribution to current debates about narrative theory and about the principles of literary criticism generally. His book is not a work of theory as such, however, and he avoids the technical terminology dear to many theorists; his book is an attempt to interpret as best he can his chosen texts. Because of his rare critical gifts and his sensitivity to literary values and nuances, his readings send one back to the novels with a new appreciation of their riches and their complexities of form.

Feminist Realism At The Fin De Si Cle

Author : Molly Youngkin
ISBN : 9780814210482
Genre : Literary Criticism
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