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Books di Hardy Thomas editi da Modern Library

The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

Hardy Thomas  Stewart J. I. M. (INT) 
edizioni Modern Library collana Modern Library (Paperback)

One of Hardy's most powerful novels, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a shocking and haunting scene: In a drunken rage, Michael Henchard sells his wife and daughter to a visiting sailor at a local fair. When they return to Casterbridge some nineteen years later, Henchard—having gained power and success as the mayor—finds...

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Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

Hardy Thomas  Drabble Margaret (INT) 
edizioni Modern Library collana Modern Library (Paperback)

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 as a popular novelist. According to Virginia Woolf, “The subject was right; the method was right; the poet and the countryman, the sensual...

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Jude the Obscure

Jude the Obscure

Hardy Thomas 
edizioni Modern Library collana Modern Library (Paperback)

Upon its first appearance in 1895, Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure shocked Victorian critics and readers with a frank depiction of sexuality and an unbridled indictment of the institutions of marriage, education, and religion, reportedly causing one Angli-can bishop to order the book publicly burned. The experience...

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Hardy Thomas  Wood James (INT) 
edizioni Modern Library , 2001

Etched against the background of a dying rural society, Tess of the d'Urbervilles was Thomas Hardy's 'bestseller,' and Tess Durbeyfield remains his most striking and tragic heroine. Of all the characters he created, she meant the most to him. Hopelessly torn between two men—Alec d'Urberville, a wealthy, dissolute young...

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