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Jude The Obscure-Movie Tie-In : Bantam Classics - Thomas Hardy

Jude The Obscure-Movie Tie-In

Bantam Classics


Published: 1st January 1984
For Ages: 13 - 17 years old
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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

"His style touches sublimity."--T.S. Eliot

ISBN: 9780553211917
ISBN-10: 0553211919
Series: Bantam Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 13 - 17 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 444
Published: 1st January 1984
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 10.8  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1