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Published: 14 August 2008

432 Pages | 1 map


ISBN: 9780199537037

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The Mayor of Casterbridge

New Edition

Thomas Hardy
Pamela Dalziel and Edited by Dale Kramer

Oxford World's Classics

  • The only critically established text of the novel, based on a comprehensive study of the manuscript and Hardy's extensive revisions.
  • Pamela Dalziel's new introduction incorporates the latest critical thinking on the novel and offers an original analysis of Hardy's representation of the modern and his characterization of Elizabeth-Jane in the
  • Updated bibliography.
  • New chronology.
  • Map.
  • Glossary of dialect words.

New to this Edition:

  • New introduction by Pamela Dalziel, in addition to providing a basic introduction to the novel, analyses Hardy's representation of the modern and makes an original contribution to discusion of the character of Elizabeth-Jane as proto-feminist.
  • Updated bibliography.
  • New chronology.

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