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Published by Penguin Books in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementCedric Watts.
SeriesPenguin critical studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4746 .W37 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1309181M
ISBN 10014077260X
LC Control Number92178551

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  Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy lived up to its name and all its glory. In fact, circa , when Hardy’s novel was published, he received such ridicule and criticism for the ideas and characters he presented that he ultimately decided to stop writing fiction/5(12). In Hardy's final novel, the great tale of Jude The Obscure, sent shockwaves 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/5().   As are Hardy's other books, Jude the Obscure is not an "easy read." Appreciating Hardy's work requires a little work and the ability to pay attention and to think a little along the way. But the effort pays off. Jude the Obscure is a great book about the human condition, at least as it exists for many people/5(5).   Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy is a novel that was way ahead of its time and the time when the novelist was active. It traces the life and events in the life of Jude Fawley and Sue Brideheard, cousins who fall in love. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy – Review5/5.

In 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.4/5(1). 8 rows  Hardy, Thomas, Title: Jude the Obscure Language: English: LoC Class: .   Jude the Obscure is an angry book, and a deeply radical one. To write it, Hardy went further into himself than ever before, exposed his deepest feelings and was creatively wounded by the hostility of the response to what one critic called "the most indecent book ever written". Jude the Obscure is a well-written book. It flows well and is interesting. In it Hardy explores the nature and parts of marriage. The characters struggle over the nature and power of marriage, and their obligations that they must each fulfill/5(8).

Printable PDF eBook of Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure - Scroll Down to Print, Download, Read - eBooks. Excerpt: Tears rose into the boy's eyes, for he was not among the regular day scholars, who came unromantically close to the schoolmaster's life, but one who had attended the night school only during the present teacher's term of office. Thomas Hardy's last finished novel, Jude the Obscure, explores all the big issues: class, faith, hope, love, sex and transcends the Victorian era in which it is set, making it a timeless classic, a universal tale of longing and despair. Description: Bookseller Inventory # About this title: Synopsis: Webster's paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses. By using a running English-to-Croatian thesaurus at the bottom of each page, this edition of Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy was edited for three : $ In Hardy’s Jude the Obscure, Hardy shows his views on religion and commitment to the Church which were said to have declined in the latter years of his life. (Ingham, xxvii) Throughout the book Hardy displays his feeling that religion is something that people use in order to satisfy themselves by giving their lives’ meaning.