Tess van de d'Urbervilles : een zuivere vrouw

Thomas Hardy (author)

Tess van de d'Urbervilles : een zuivere vrouw

Thomas Hardy (author)
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Een nieuwe vertaling van deze regionale (Wessex/Dorset) roman (1891) die wordt beschouwd als een van de beste van Hardy. Hij vertelt het leven van de 'zuivere vrouw' die wordt verleid, bemind en afgestoten. Ook vandaag spreekt deze roman nog aan. Ondanks het voorspelbare verloop wordt ook de moderne lezer getroffen door de tragiek van deze jonge vrouw, die het slachtoffer wordt van de conventionel
Tess van de d'Urbervilles : een zuivere vrouw
Thomas Hardy
Original language
Original title
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Baarn: Ambo, 1991
414 p.

About Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, including the poetry of William Wordsworth. He was highly critical of much in Victorian society, especially on the declining status of rural people in Britain, such as those from his native South West England.

While Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life and regarded himself primarily as a poet, his first collection was not published until 1898. Initially, he gained fame as the author of novels such as Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895). During his lifetime, Hardy's poetry was acclaimed by younger poets (particularly the Georgians) who viewed him as a mentor. After his death his poems were lauded by Ezra Pound, W. …Read more on Wikipedia