Jude the obscure

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In 1895 Hardy’s final novel, the great tale of Jude the Obscure, sent shock waves of indignation rolling across Victorian England. Hardy had dared to write frankly about sexuality and to indict the institutions of marriage, education, and religion. But he had, in fact, created a deeply moral work. The stonemason Jude Fawley is a dreamer; his is a tragedy of unfulfilled aims. With his tantalizing cousin Sue Bridehead, the last and most extraordinary of Hardy’s heroines, Jude takes on the world—and discovers, tragically, its brutal indifference.The most powerful expression of Hardy’s philosophy, and a profound exploration of man’s essential loneliness, Jude the Obscure is a great and beautiful book. “His style touches sublimity.” —T. S. Eliot
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display_description Jude Fawley moves to Christminster where he works as a stonemason after his wife abandons him where he falls in love with his cousin. Poverty soon threatens when they are shunned by society for deciding to live together.
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subject_facet Adultery -- Fiction, Children -- Death -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Illegitimate children -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Marriage -- Fiction, Stonemasons -- Fiction, Unmarried couples -- Fiction, Wessex (England) -- Fiction
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title_full Jude the Obscure, Jude the Obscure, by Thomas Hardy, Jude the obscure / Thomas Hardy ; edited with an introduction and notes by Dennis Taylor, Jude the obscure / Thomas Hardy; introduction by Rosellen Brown ; notes by Julie Grossman
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topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, Literature