Jude The Obscure

Jude The Obscure

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Cette œuvre est dans le domaine public pour les pays où la durée est fixée à 70 ans après la mort de l'auteur ainsi que aux USA (publication avant 1923).

Hardy's masterpiece traces a poor stonemason's ill-fated romance with his free-spirited cousin. No Victorian institution is spared — marriage, religion, education — and the outrage following publication led the embittered author to renounce fiction. Modern critics hail this novel as a pioneering work of feminism and socialist thought.

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BillinDetroit
BillinDetroit
14 avril 2011 05:03

Her name was Judy, and she gave me this book. I was a high school senior and she was a beautiful, freshly-minted, English teacher. I read the book overnight. We had a first date but her brother ... ah, there's one I should have killed. He was my age and deliberately ran interference. In our hearts, we had stepped on forbidden soil but we never gathered the courage to stand there again.

Was the investment worth it for her? Hard to say. I graduated in 1970 and can still picture her clearly. So,… (plus)


quillaja
quillaja
08 octobre 2009 03:04

This book is a pretty good read. If I had to summarize it in one word, I'd choose "disillusionment." Certainly, that's a topic as relevant today as it was when the book was written.



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Langue: Anglais

Publié en: 1895

Nombre de mots: 142 204 mots (≈ environ 9 heures)

Source: http://www.gutenberg.org

Droits: Cette œuvre est dans le domaine public pour les pays où la durée est fixée à 70 ans après la mort de l'auteur ainsi que aux USA (publication avant 1923).


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