Tess of the D'Urbervilles

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Young Tess Durbeyfield attempts to restore her family's fortunes by claiming their connection with the aristocratic d'Urbervilles. But Alec d'Urberville is a rich wastrel who seduces her and makes her life miserable. When Tess meets Angel Clare, she is offered true love and happiness, but her past catches up with her and she faces an agonizing moral choice. Hardy's indictment of society's double standards, and his depiction of Tess as "a pure woman," caused controversy in his day and has held the imagination of readers ever since. Hardy thought it his finest novel, and Tess the most deeply felt character he ever created. This unique critical text is taken from the authoritative Clarendon edition, which is based on the manuscript collated with all Hardy's subsequent revisions.
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title_display Tess of the D'Urbervilles
title_full Tess of the D'Urbervilles / Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles / Thomas Hardy ; edited with notes by Tim Dolin ; with an introduction by Margaret R. Higonnet, Tess of the D'Urbervilles / Thomas Hardy ; supplementary material written by Vimala Pasupathi, Tess of the D'Urbervilles / Thomas Hardy ; with an introduction by Patricia Ingham, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Tess of the d'Urbervilles [electronic resource] / Thomas Hardy
title_short Tess of the D'Urbervilles
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