Tess of the D Urbervilles

A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this tragic masterpiece. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion.

Tess of the D Urbervilles

Author: Thomas Hardy

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486115003

Page: 336

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A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this tragic masterpiece. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion.

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