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Jude the Obscure [Wordsworth Classics]

By: Thomas Hardy

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth: 1998

Seller ID: 9781853262616

ISBN: 1853262617

Condition: New


This book includes introduction and notes by Norman Vance, Professor of English, University of Sussex. Jude Fawley is a rural stone mason with intellectual aspirations. Frustrated by poverty and the indifference of the academic institutions at the University of Christminster, his only chance of fulfilment seems to lie in his relationship with his unconventional cousin, Sue Bridehead. But life as social outcasts proves undermining, and when tragedy occurs, Sue has no resilience and Jude is left in despair. Hardy's portrait of Jude, the idealist and dreamer who is a prisoner of his own physical ... View more info