Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 2001 - 228 pages
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The Book Is A Full-Length Study On The Various Issues Presented In This Novel And Aims At Solving The Difficulties The Novel Presents To The Indian Students. The Novel Is Studied And Analysed From Various Angles And Its Relation With Other Works Of Hardy Is Deftly Analysed. We Hope This Book Will Be Extremely Useful For The Students.
 

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Contents

His Life and Works
1
Hardy as a Tragic Novelist
6
Hardys Philosophy
17
Hardys Pessimism
28
Role of Fate and Chance
36
Limitations of Hardy and Defects in Tess
44
Thomas Hardy as a Regional Novelist
51
Treatment of Nature in Hardy
57
Hardys PlotConstruction in Tess
131
Hardys Characterisation
142
RusticChoric Characters
150
Hardys Heroines with Special Reference to Tess
160
A Pure Woman
166
More Sinned against than Sinning
173
As a Symbol of Agricultural Community in its Movement of Ruin
177
Irony and Humour in Tess
182

Wessex More than a Setting in Tess
63
Hardys views on God and Religion
66
Morality Marriage and Sex in Hardys Novels
74
Recurrent Motifs in Tess
80
Salient features of Tess of the dUrbervilles
92
Summary of Tess
100
Hardys Style
190
Symbolism in Tess
201
Imagery in Tess
206
Hardys Contribution to the Novel
211
Glossary
217
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