Despite thinking of himself as a poet and abandoning prose fiction later in his career, Thomas Hardy is considered one of the crucial novelists of the final three decades of the 19th century. This volume concerns several of his best novels, including Far from the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure. Critical analysis is offered by numerous authorities on the subject.
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