The Hand of Ethelberta

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Juli 1997



The tale of an opportunistic yet ultimately loyal adventuress who begins life humbly and ends as the wife of a rakish aristocrat, THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA will surprise readers of Thomas Hardy's more familiar, and darker, Wessex novels. Hardy combines elements of domestic melodrama and drawing-room farce with calculated irreverence for literary form. 11 illustrations.


Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928) was a novelist, short story writer, and poet of the naturalist movement, who delineated characters struggling against their passions and circumstances. His most famous works are Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) and Jude the Obscure (1895). TIM DOLIN teaches English at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales. He is also editor of the Penguin edition of Under the Greenwood Tree.


"The Hand of Ethelberta is ... a portrait of two artists - Ethelberta Petherwin and Thomas Hardy ..." --Tim Dolin
EAN: 9780140435023
ISBN: 0140435026
Untertitel: A Comedy in Chapters. Ill. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Penguin Books Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1997
Seitenanzahl: 512 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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