Tess of the d'Urbervilles : key facts

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles is a notable literary work by Thomas Hardy. A complete discussion of this literary work is given, which will help you enhance your literary skills and prepare for the exam. Read the main text, key info, Summary, Themes, Characters, Literary Devices, Quotations, Notes, to various questions of Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

key facts

Tess of the d’Urbervilles is a famous novel by Thomas Hardy. In this section, we will know several key information about the novel.

  • Author: Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
  • Title of the Author:  The Master of Rural Realism and Tragic Tales
  • Written Date: 1891
  • Published Date: 1891
  • Original Title: Tess of the d’Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented
  • Genre: Novel
  • Narration Perspective: Third-person perspective.
  • Time Setting: The novel is set in the late 19th century, specifically in the 1880s.
  • Place Setting: Rural England, primarily in fictional and actual locations in Wessex.