Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Reading experience

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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"[Edith] Hall recalled that she discovered Thomas Hardy in a WEA class in the 1920s when ""Punch and other publications of that kind showed cartoons depicting the servant class as stupid and "thick"...[Tess of the d"Urbervilles] was the first serious novel I had read up to this time in which the heroine had not been of gentle birth and the labouring classes as brainless automatons. This book made me feel human""."

Source

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Notes
See Edith Hall, 'Canary Girls and Stockpots' (Luton, 1977) pp39-40

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Accessed on 2019/09/21 03:28:42

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The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

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Notes
See Edith Hall, 'Canary Girls and Stockpots' (Luton, 1977) pp39-40

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/99007
Accessed on 2019/09/21 03:28:42

Related place
England
Related people
Hall, Edith
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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