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Thomas Hardy

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Jude the Obscure | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Jude the Obscure that you may enjoy.

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Goetz, William R. "The Felicity and Infelicity of Marriage in Jude the Obscure." Nineteenth-Century Fiction, vol. 38, no. 2, 1983, pp. 189–213.

Kirsch, Adam. "God's Undertaker." The New Yorker, 15 Jan. 2007.

Matz, Aaron. "Terminal Satire and Jude the Obscure." ELH, vol. 73, no. 2, 2006, pp. 519–47.

Tomalin, Claire. Thomas Hardy. Penguin, 2007.

Watts, Cedric. Jude the Obscure. Penguin, 1992.

Course Hero. "Jude the Obscure Infographic." Course Hero. 14 Aug. 2017. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. <>.

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