Thomas Hardy's Jude the obscure

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Chelsea House Publishers, 1987 - Literary Criticism - 152 pages
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A collection of eight critical essays on Thomas Hardy's last major novel, arranged in chronological order of publication.

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Review: Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)

User Review  - S. - Goodreads

Excellent collection of essays about a book I love to gnaw on. I didn't know Hardy quit writing fiction after finishing this book, which was blasted in the press. Of course it's an academic drag in ... Read full review

Review: Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)

User Review  - Jeannie - Goodreads

This book was amazing. I never knew that the theme of tragedy was not intended for common folk like Jude, and this book was the first of its kind. It's too bad it was not received well, and Hardy ... Read full review

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Harold Bloom, July 11, 1930 - Harold Bloom was born on July 11, 1930 in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell in 1951 and his Doctorate from Yale in 1955. After graduating from Yale, Bloom remained there as a teacher, and was made Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1983. Bloom's theories have changed the way that critics think of literary tradition and has also focused his attentions on history and the Bible. He has written over twenty books and edited countless others. He is one of the most famous critics in the world and considered an expert in many fields.

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