Tess of the d’Urbervilles is a novel by Thomas Hardy that was first published in 1891.


See a complete list of the characters in Tess of the d’Urbervilles and in-depth analyses of Tess Durbeyfield, Alec d’Urberville, and Angel Clare.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the key themes, symbols, and motifs in Tess of the d’Urbervilles.


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Further Study

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