Cambridge Edition of the Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy: Desperate Remedies

Cambridge Edition of the Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy: Desperate Remedies
Thomas Hardy, Richard Nemesvari
NZ$ 192.95
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NZ$ 173.65
h235 x 158mm - 626pg
15 Aug 2019 UK
International import eta 7-19 days
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Hardy's first published novel, Desperate Remedies (1871), a piece of sensation fiction that encompasses illegitimacy, murder, blackmail, impersonation, and bigamy, was originally published anonymously. Written while, in Hardy's own words, he was 'feeling his way to a method', it nonetheless contains early examples of the kinds of extreme situations and emotions that continued to play a significant role in his later plots. As part of The Cambridge Edition of the Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy, this edition of the novel provides an authoritative text; full scholarly apparatus that allows the reader to trace Hardy's creative process; an introductory essay discussing the work's composition, publication, and critical reception; and comprehensive explanatory notes.

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