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Published: 26 July 2009

488 Pages | one map

ISBN: 9780199537044

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The Return of the Native

New Edition

Thomas Hardy
Edited by Simon Gatrell, Nancy Barrineau, and Margaret R. Higonnet

Oxford World's Classics

  • New introduction by critic Margaret R. Higonnet is the most critically up-to-date discussion of the novel
  • The only critical text of the novel based on the manuscript and first edition and excluding the later changes that substantially altered Hardy's original intentions
  • Full and helpful explanatory and textual notes
  • New and up-to-date bibliography and chronology
  • Hardy's sketch-map of the scene of the story

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