The Resource Tess of the d'Urbervilles, by Thomas Hardy

Tess of the d'Urbervilles, by Thomas Hardy

Label
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Title
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Statement of responsibility
by Thomas Hardy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An intimate portrait of a woman, one of literature's most admirable and tragic heroines...Tess Durbeyfield knows what it is to work hard and expect little. But her life is about to veer from the path trod by her mother and grandmother. When her ne'er-do-well father learns that his family is the last of a long noble line, the d'Urbervilles, he sends Tess on a journey to meet her supposed kin-a journey that will see her victimized by lust, poverty, and hypocrisy. Shaped by an acute sense of social injustice and by a vision of human fate cosmic in scope, her story is a singular blending of harsh realism and poignant beauty. Thomas Hardy created in Tess not a standard Victorian heroine but a woman whose intense vitality shines against the bleak backdrop of a dying way of life. The novel shocked contemporary readers with its honesty and remains a timeless commentary on the human condition
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.8
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 1160
  • 1110
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
PR4748
LC item number
.A2 1991
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 9.5
  • 10
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Tess of the d'Urbervilles, by Thomas Hardy
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles, by Thomas Hardy
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780553211689
Lccn
91052998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm30324370

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