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Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Norton Critical Edition
Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Norton Critical Edition Author:Thomas Hardy A Norton Critical Edition. The text is that of the Wessex Edition of 1912, universally acknowledged as definitive. It ahs been collated with the text of the 1895 edition. — Study of the novel is illuminated by a special selection of those of Hardy's poems that bear on Tess and by a rich collection of excerpts from Hardy's two-volume autobiography... more ».
"Composition and Publication" traces in useful detail the course of the novel from manuscript through publication. "Contemporary Critical Reception" collects important reviews.
The range of critical approaches represented in this norton critical edition is suggested by the inclusion of essays by Lionel Johnson, D.H. Lawrence...« less