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Oxford Playscripts: Tess of the d'Urbervilles

An engaging adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel

Author Thomas Hardy and Adapter David Calcutt

Suitable for:  Teachers of English and Drama of students aged 11-14

Price:  £10.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-837544-9
Publication date: 10/03/2016
Paperback: 128 pages
Dimensions: 216x170mm

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Description

Tess Durbeyfield seems destined for a simple life. That is until her life changes when her drunken father discovers he is a member of an ancient aristocratic family, the d'Urbervilles. Tess's mother sends her to seek help from their wealthy 'relations', but will the acquaintance be a help, or send Tess and her family into further trouble and ruin?


Features

  • Exciting adaptations of modern and classic novels, and a range of original plays
  • Motivating activities focusing on performance, close text analysis, language and structure, together with varied creative tasks
  • Insights into the plays by the authors and adapters
  • Notes on props and staging

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