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Published: 25 March 2009

416 Pages | 2 maps

5 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199538539

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The Woodlanders

New Edition

Thomas Hardy
Edited by Dale Kramer and Introduction by Penny Boumelha

Oxford World's Classics

  • The only critically established text of the novel, based on a comprehensive study of the manuscript and editions, and incorporating Hardy's later revisions.
  • New introduction by Penny Boumelha considers the novel in the context of Hardy's career, the characters' relationships,the role of destiny and individual choice, narrative perspective and the community
  • New and up-to-date bibliography
  • New chronology
  • Two maps Two maps
  • History of the text and textual notes

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