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Author Stave, Shirley A., 1952-

Title The decline of the goddess : nature, culture, and women in Thomas Hardy's fiction / Shirley A. Stave
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995


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Description x, 165 pages ; 24 cm
Series Contributions to the study of world literature, 0738-9345 ; no. 63
Contributions to the study of world literature ; no. 63
Contents Chronology of Thomas Hardy's Novels -- Ch. 1. In the Beginning: Archetypal Patterns in the Less Well Known Novels -- Ch. 2. Far From the Madding Crowd: And Nature Saw What She Had Done, and It Was Good -- Ch. 3. The Return of the Native: And Nature Said, "You Are Dust, and to Dust You Shall Return" -- Ch. 4. The Woodlanders: And Nature Said, "It Is Finished" -- Ch. 5. Tess of the D'Urbervilles: And Nature Became Flesh, and Dwelt Among Us -- Ch. 6. Jude the Obscure: There Was Darkness Over All the Land
Analysis English fiction
Notes Bibliography: p159-162. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [159]-162) and index
Subject Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Characters -- Women.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Fictional works.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Knowledge -- Mythology
Culture in literature.
Goddesses in literature.
Myth in literature.
Mythology in literature.
Nature in literature.
Psychological fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Author Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
LC no. 94046928
ISBN 0313295662 (alk. paper)