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  • ISBN: 9780553905540 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 0553905546 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 9780553905540 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • ISBN: 0553905546 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • Physical Description: remote
  • Edition: Bantam classic issue
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Classic, 2008.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen.
"Bantam book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: In 1895 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. 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.
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Subject: Stonemasons England 19th century Fiction
Unmarried couples Fiction
Adultery Fiction
Illegitimate children Fiction
Children Death Fiction
Social stratification Fiction
Ambition Fiction
England Social life and customs 19th century Fiction
Wessex (England) 19th century Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Love stories.
Didactic fiction.
Electronic books.
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