UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE Second Edition (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition)
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A new edition of one of Hardy's best-loved novels, a love story played out in a rural community whose church choir is under threat. Introduction explores the tension in the novel between a vanishing rural idyll and the social realities making change inevitable; the novel's portrait of rural life and character; its revealing textual history and the relation of art to elegy. Useful notes provide historical background, gloss dialect and unfamiliar terms, and highlight significant revisions. Includes maps of Hardy's Wessex and the fictional setting of Mellstock. Thorough Chronology and up-to-date Bibliography. Critically established text restores Hardy's original intentions. New to this edition New introduction by Phillip Mallett. New, expanded notes. Both introduction and notes take account of recent critical discussion in the 27 years since the edition was first published. New select bibliography. Novel reset, but retains the critically established text. This edition presents a critically established text based on comparisons of every revised version. Hardy placed this tale among his Novels of Character and Environment, a group which is held to include his most characteristic work. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more. Readership: Readers of classic fiction, rural literature, Thomas Hardy; students of the novel, nineteenth-century literature, pastoral fiction, Victorian studies.
- ISBN: 0199697205
- EAN: 9780199697205