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  • Tess
    Tess of the d'Urbervilles (English, Paperback) Thomas Hardy

    When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her 'cousin' Alec proves to be her downfall.

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    Tess of the D'Urbervilles (English, Hardback) Thomas Hardy

    When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her 'cousin' Alec proves to be her downfall. A very different man, Angel Clare, seems to offer her love and salvation, but Tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain silent.

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    Ruth (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

    Gaskell's depiction of a fallen woman as her heroine shocked contemporary readers. Ruth is seduced and heartlessly abandoned but finds shelter and love with her illegitimate child until a twist of fate brings her past back to haunt her. This new edition explores the novel's radicalism and cultural influence.

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    A Pair of Blue Eyes (English, Paperback) Thomas Hardy, Tim Dolin

    Elfride Swancourt is the daughter of the Rector of Endelstow, a remote sea-swept parish in Corwall based on St Juliot, where Hardy began A Pair of Blue Eyes during the beginning of his courtship of his first wife, Emma. Blue-eyed and high-spirited, Elfride has little experience of the world beyond, and becomes entangled with two men: the boyish architect, Stephen Smith, and the older literary man,...

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    Required Reading (English, Paperback) Tim Dolin

    Required Reading examines for the first time what students have read and studied in the disciplines of English and literary studies at Australian schools and Universities after 1945. On the basis of this primary evidence the authors challenge enduring myths of curriculum history, the history of literary studies, critical theory, and cultural studies. They fill out the picture of how students were...

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    The Collected Poems of Fay Zwicky (English, Paperback) Fay Zwicky

    Zwicky is one of the world's finest poets; her sophistications of form and theme remind one of Akhmatova, Szymborska, Adrienne Rich and William Blake. With poise and control, she tracks the personal encounter with the weight of history and the obligation to declare a position. JOHN KINSELLA In her poetry, Zwicky, the ex-concert pianist, technically adroit, dramatic and profoundly serious, is there...

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    Mistress of the House (Paperback) Tim Dolin

    This exploration of gender and property ownership in eight important novels argues that property is a decisive undercurrent in narrative structures and modes, as well as an important gender signature in society and culture. Tim Dolin suggests that the formal development of nineteenth-century domestic fiction can only be understood in the context of changes in the theory and laws of property:...

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    Literature as History (English, Paperback) Catherine Belsey, Professor Helen Carr

    New essays by a range of leading theorists on the interdisciplinary study of literature and history.

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    Thomas Hardy (English, Paperback) Tim Dolin

    A biography that reveals the conflicts in both Hardy's professional and personal life and describes a man intimately and dynamically engaged with the worlds of politics, ideas and culture as well as the world of rural Wessex.

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    Thomas Hardy and Contemporary Literary Studies (English, Hardback) Tim Dolin

    Covering a wide range of topics and approaches, this collection shows how Hardy's writing continues to provoke its readers to re-examine important issues in literary criticism and critical and cultural theory.

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    The Hand of Ethelberta (English, Paperback) Thomas Hardy, Tim Dolin

    Ethelberta reinvents herself to disguise her humble origins. She exploits the attentions of four very different suitors. Will she bestow her hand upon the richest of them, or on the man she loves? This is a comic story of a woman in control of her destiny. Here, the author drew on conventions of popular romances, illustrated weeklies, and plays.

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    Under the Greenwood Tree (English, Paperback) Thomas Hardy

    While the Reverend Maybold creates a furore among the village's musicians with his decision to abolish the church's traditional 'string choir' and replace it with a modern mechanical organ, the new schoolteacher, Fancy Day, causes an upheaval of a more romantic nature, winning the hearts of 3 men - a local farmer, a church musician and Maybold.

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    George Eliot (authors in Context) (English, Paperback) Tim Dolin

    In a landmark essay, Virginia Woolf rescued George Eliot from almost four decades of indifference and scorn when she wrote of the 'searching power and reflective richness' of Eliot's fiction. Novels such as Middlemarch and The Mill on the Floss reflect Eliot's complex and sometimes contradictory ideas about society, the artist, the role of women, and the interplay of science and religion. In this...

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    Villette (English, Paperback) Charlotte Bronte

    Based in part on Charlotte Bronte's experience in Brussels ten years earlier, Villette (1853) is an exploration of a woman's response to the challenge of a constricting social environment. It uses powerful imagery and comedy - ironic or exuberant - in the service of a sombre vision.

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    Mistress of the House (English, Hardback) Tim Dolin

    This is a collection of essays on the theme of women and property in Victorian fiction. The work comments on texts such as "Shirley", "Cranford", "Villette", "The Moonstone", works by Thomas Hardy and "Diana of the Crossways".

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    A Pair of Blue Eyes (English, Paperback) Thomas Hardy, Tim Dolin

    Blue-eyed and high-spirited, Elfride Swancourt has little experience of the world beyond her remote parish, and becomes entangled with two men: the boyish architect, Stephen Smith, and the older literary man, Henry Knight. The former friends become rivals, and Elfride faces an agonising choice.

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