Thomas Hardy - the Mayor of Casterbridge / Jude the Obscure by Simon Avery
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Thomas Hardy - the Mayor of Casterbridge / Jude the Obscure
By Simon Avery

Thomas Hardy - the Mayor of Casterbridge / Jude the Obscure

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Thomas Hardy - the Mayor of Casterbridge / Jude the Obscure by Simon Avery

Book Description

This is a wide-ranging and accessible guide to the critical history of two of Hardy's most popular tragic novels, from the time of their publication to the present day.It provides wide-ranging coverage of the critical history of two of Hardy's most popular and widely-studied tragic novels. It examines contemporary reviews and traces the critical response through to the present day. It explores different theoretical approaches to the text. It features a chapter on film and television adaptations.This Reader's Guide analyses the critical history of two of Hardy's major tragic novels, from the time of their publication to the present. Simon Avery traces the changing critical fortunes of the texts and explores the diverse range of interpretations produced by different theoretical approaches.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230005419
ISBN-10: 0230005411
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 137mm x 11mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Simon Avery

SIMON AVERY is Senior Lecturer in Literature at the University of Westminster, UK. He is co-author (with Rebecca Stott) of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (2003), editor of Lives of Victorian Literary Figures II: The Brownings (2004).

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