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Tess Of The D'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman

By: Thomas Hardy
Published By: Double9 Books
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Thomas Hardy wrote a book titled Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented. The British illustrated journal The Graphic first published it in a censored and serialized form in 1891. It was later released in book form in three volumes in 1891 and as a single volume in 1892. Tess of the d'Urbervilles earned unfavorable reviews when it originally came out, in part because it questioned the sexual standards of late Victorian England, despite the fact that it is now regarded as a significant 19th-century English novel and Hardy's masterpiece. Tess was shown as a champion of both her own and other people's rights. The book is set in Thomas Hardy's imagined Wessex, a rural area of impoverished England. The novel is summarized as Tess Durbeyfield and is the story of a 16-year-old girl who discovers her father is descended from an ancient Norman family. She drives to market in her father's place, but falls asleep at the reins; the wagon crashes, and the family's only horse is killed. Tess gives birth to a frail son the next summer. When Tess is unable to find a person willing to christen a kid born outside of marriage.

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Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy was born in Dorset, England in 1840. He was the son of Stone mason. He got training as an architect and worked for ten years as an architect in London and Dorset. Hardy wrote his first novel Desperate Remedies, published in 1871. His success changed his mind set and he had quit the architectural field. His novels Tess of the D'urbervilles and Jude the Obscure are considered classical in literature but at the time of publication, he faced criticism. He felt passion for poetry so he left the fiction writing and his eight poetry collection were published. He is famous for his rational and ironical writing. He feels pathetic for the worldly sorrows of humans. He criticized the Victorian belief of God and religion. He expressed his love for nature, deep consideration for poverty and rural life, disappointment for love and life and sorrow for fate and irony. His some notable writings are-Far from the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Return of the Native, etc. He died on 11 January 1928.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 431 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357276300
  • ISBN-13: 9789357276306
  • Item Weight: 517.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 23.7 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary ,Fiction / Classics