Jude the Obscure

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Thomas Hardy's last novel, Jude the Obscure is a fearless exploration of the hypocrisy of Victorian society, edited with an introduction by Dennis Taylor in Penguin Classics.
Jude Fawley's hopes of an education at Christminster university are dashed when he is trapped into marrying the wild, earthy Arabella, who later abandons him. Moving to Christminster to work as a stonemason, Jude meets and falls in love with his cousin Sue Bridehead, a sensitive, freethinking 'New Woman'. Refusing to marry merely for the sake of religious convention, Jude and Sue decide instead to live together, but they are shunned by society, and poverty soon threatens to ruin them. Jude the Obscure, with its fearless and challenging exploration of class and sexual relationships, caused a public furore when it was first published and marked the end of Hardy's career as a novelist.
This edition uses the unbowdlerized first-volume text of 1895, and includes a list for further reading, appendices and a glossary. In his introduction, Dennis Taylor examines biblical allusions and the critique of religion in Jude the Obscure, and its critical reception that led Hardy to abandon novel writing.
Thomas Hardy (1840-1928), born Higher Brockhampton, near Dorchester. Though he saw himself primarily as a poet, Hardy was the author of some of the late eighteenth century's major novels: The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891), Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), and Jude the Obscure (1895). Amidst the controversy caused by Jude the Obscure, he turned to the poetry he had been writing all his life. In the next thirty years he published over nine hundred poems and his epic drama in verse, The Dynasts.
If you enjoyed Jude the Obscure, you might also like Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles, also available in Penguin Classics.
'Visceral, passionate, anti-hypocrisy, anti-repression ... Hardy reaches into our wildest recesses'
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'His style touches sublimity'
—T.S. Eliot
'The greatest tragic writer among English novelists'
—Virginia Woolf
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Thomas Hardy, geb. 1840, ging nach der Architektenlehre nach London und begann neben seiner Arbeit als Kirchenrestaurator zu schreiben. Ab 1871 Veröffentlichungen (Wessex-Romane). Der Autor verstarb 1928; er hinterließ ein umfangreiches Werk - außer Romanen auch fast 1000 Gedichte.
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Einband Taschenbuch
Herausgeber Dennis Taylor
Seitenzahl 484
Erscheinungsdatum 06.06.2005
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-14-043538-2
Verlag Penguin Books Ltd
Maße (L/B/H) 198/129/25 mm
Gewicht 369
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