History, Figuration and Female Subjectivity in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Silverman, Kaja
September 1984
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall1984, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Examines the first two chapters of the book "Tess of the d'Urbervilles," by Thomas Hardy. Overview of the first two chapters of the book; Occasions on which the figure of Tess, the main character of the story, is sharply delineated against an obscure background; Proof of the narrator's desire for Tess.


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