CliffsNotes on Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides)

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Tess of the d'Urbervilles, you explore Thomas Hardy's literary classic as the author challenges many of the Victorian sensibilities of the 19th century by writing about such topics as immoral sex, murder, illegitimate children, and the unmarried living together. In the novel, you follow the journey of Tess as early events in her life lead her down the road to tragic ruin.

Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Tess's journey, and critical essays give you insight into Hardy's view on religion, as well as his use of setting and comparisons. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of the main characters
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • A section on the life and background of Thomas Hardy
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A ResourceCenter full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites

Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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JEFFREY G. COGHILL is a medical librarian at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. He has taught English at several colleges, including Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina, and McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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