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By William Shakespeare

ISBN-10: 1101218711

ISBN-13: 9781101218716

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In defense of the novel he pleads for Hardy舗s stature as reason to grant him leeway about his themes. 舡 If Arabella lives on in the consciousness of innumerable readers of Jude the Obscure, it is an impression that has a history beginning with the novel舗s first issue. Hardy舗s stature as a novelist when Jude the Obscure was published guaranteed him a certain degree of critical attention, but the attention he was to receive was so negative as to alter the course of his career. Jude the Obscure was Hardy舗s final novel.

What kind of person is more comfortable with railway stations and hotels than with Gothic churches? Hardy舗s novel implies, though typically never states, that this would be a modern person who is suffering, as Chekhov suggested, to create the modern world. The most negative version of modernity in Jude the Obscure is the uncanny Little Father Time; more a cipher, symbol, or abstraction than a real person, the child who is the product of Jude舗s and Arabella舗s unhappy marriage tests the boundaries of realism.

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