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Jude the Obscure
By Patricia Ingham (editor) and Thomas Hardy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date January 15, 2009
Pages 416
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780199537020
ISBN-10 019953702X
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $8.95
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Hardy's last and most controversial novel, Jude the Obscure caused much outrage when it was published in 1895. Jude Fawley, poor and working-class, longs to study at the University of Christminster, but his ambitions to go to university are thwarted by class prejudice and his entrapment in a loveless marriage. He falls in love with his unconventional cousin, Sue Bridehead, and their refusal to marry when free to do so confirms their rejection of and by the world around them. The shocking fate that overtakes them is an indictment of a rigid and uncaring society. This is the first truly critical edition, taking account of the changes that Hardy made over twenty-five years. Hardy's last, and most controversial novel, this revised edition has the first truly critical text, a new chronology and bibliography, and substantially revised notes.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


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With Thomas Hardy | from Oxford Univ Pr (January 15, 2009)
9780199537020 | details & prices | 416 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $8.95
About: Hardy's last and most controversial novel, Jude the Obscure caused much outrage when it was published in 1895.

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