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  • Jedna ze stu najważniejszych książek wszechczasów! Szalone kontrowersje, jakie wzbudziła książka Thomasa Hardy’ego, Tessa D’Urberville, ukazując otwarty portret seksualnej hipokryzji społeczeństwa epoki wiktoriańskiej,...(więcej)
  • od 24.81zobacz oferty z 12 księgarni - premiera: 2016-06-21
    Ostatnia i zarazem najbardziej kontrowersyjna powieść Thomasa Hardy'ego. Fala krytyki i zajadłych ataków, z jakimi spotkał się autor po jej publikacji spowodowała, że zaprzestał powieściopisarstwa.Powszechne wzburzenie wywołało...(więcej)
  • A young hay-trusser named Michael Henchard quarrels with his wife, Susan. Spurred by alcohol, he decides to auction off his wife and baby daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, to a sailor, Mr. Newson, for five guineas. Once sober the next day, he is too late to...(więcej)
  • Dip into a classic work of fiction that many critics regard as one of the novels that helped to usher in the modern era of literature. When it was originally published, Thomas Hardy's The Return of the Native rocked Victorian England with its frank...(więcej)
  • Thomas Hardy's final novel Jude the Obscure explores notions of class, religion, marriage and modernization through its protagonist Jude Fawley, a working-class man who dreams of being a scholar. Provocative and daring for its day, the book was...(więcej)
  • Hardy distrusted the application of nineteenth-century empiricism to history because he felt it marginalized important human elements. In The Trumpet Major, the tale of a woman courted by three competing suitors during the Napoleonic wars, he...(więcej)
  • Elfride finds herself caught in a battle between her heart, her mind and the expectations of her parents and society. The novel is notable for the strong parallels to Hardy and his first wife Emma Gifford. When Elfride's father finds that his guest...(więcej)
  • Far from the Madding Crowd was the first of Hardy's novels to apply the name of Wessex to the landscape of south-west England, and the first to gain him widespread popularity as a novelist. When the beautiful and spirited Bathsheba Everdene inherits...(więcej)
  • Ethelberta Petherwin, aka Berta Chickerel, moves with ease between her multiple identities, cleverly managing a brilliant career as a society poet in London. Her family act as her servants to help her conque the male-dominated literary world....(więcej)
  • Paula Power inherits a medieval castle from her industrialist father who has purchased it from the aristocratic De Stancy family. She employs two architects, one local and one, George Somerset, newly qualified from London. Somerset represents...(więcej)
  • Set in a small woodland village called Little Hintock, the novel follows life of an honest woodsman, Giles Winterborne hoping to marry his childhood sweetheart, Grace Melbury. Although they have been informally betrothed for some time, her father...(więcej)
  • Set in the Isle of Slingers modelled on the Isle of Portland the novel continues to explore Hardy's favourite themes of relationships, exploration of human nature and human nature. The story follows Jocelyn Pierston, a celebrated sculptor who tries...(więcej)
  • A young woman, Cytherea Graye, is forced by poverty to accept a post as lady's maid to the eccentric Miss Aldclyffe, the woman whom her father had loved but had been unable to marry. Cytherea loves a young architect, Edward Springrove, but Miss...(więcej)
  • British novelist, short story writer, and poet of the naturalist movement. He captured the epoch just before the railways and the industrial revolution changed the English countryside. His works are pessimistic and bitterly ironic, and his writing...(więcej)
  • British novelist, short story writer, and poet of the naturalist movement. He captured the epoch just before the railways and the industrial revolution changed the English countryside. His works are pessimistic and bitterly ironic, and his writing...(więcej)
  • Two On A Tower is a tale of star-crossed love in which Hardy sets the emotional lives of his two lovers against the background of the stellar universe. The unhappily married Lady Constantine breaks all the rules of social decorum when she falls in...(więcej)
  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles is a harrowing critique of social class and the powerlessness of women. Tess, a beautiful young woman, is pushed on her rich "relatives" by her grasping father. When the young Lord does with her as he likes, Tess's whole...(więcej)
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    Wessex Tales contains seven stories, the first two of which are really very short – the rest are much longer. In this collection, Hardy explored the familiar themes of marriage and rural life that we see in his novel. The Three Strangers is...(więcej)
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    The stories that make up The Changed Man were written at different points in Hardy’s life, but this collection was not published until 1913. Hardy wrote really excellent short stories – many of his stories had the scope and complexity of a...(więcej)
  • od 35.90 zł Brak ofert - premiera: 2015-07-14
    Klasyczna brytyjska powieść o sile miłości i namiętności, na której podstawie powstał wzruszający film z Carey Mulligan, Matthiasem Schoenaertsem, Michaelem Sheenem i Tomem Sturridge’em. Prowincja dziewiętnastowiecznej Anglii. Betsaba...(więcej)
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    A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters. The following stories are featured in this collection: The Son’s Veto, For Conscience' Sake, A Tragedy of Two Ambitions, On the Western Circuit, To Please his Wife,...(więcej)
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    A Changed Man and Other Tales is a collection of twelve tales written by Thomas Hardy. The collection was originally published in book form in 1913,[1] although all of the tales had been previously published in newspapers or magazines from 1881 to...(więcej)
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    This is the annotated edition including a rare biographical essay on the life and works of the author. This compilation of Thomas Hardy's short stories is one of the most complete on the book market. Every single story was tracked down and...(więcej)
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    This is the annotated edition including a rare biographical essay on the life and works of the author. Thomas Hardy was not only one of England's best novelists but also a highly gifted poet. This edition is one of the most complete on the book...(więcej)
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    In "A Laodicean" (1881) Mr. Hardy became less spontaneous and charming, although more subtle and, perhaps, more powerful. The heroine, Paula Power, the Laodicean, neither hot nor cold, is a most interesting study in feminine psychology. The three...(więcej)

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