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Thomas Hardy Wessex novels

Thomas Hardy Wessex novels

Thomas Hardy Wessex novels

Thomas Hardy Wessex novels

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Thomas Hardy is one of the most excellent realistic novelist and poet in the 19~(th) century. His novels are famous for the description of his hometown Wessex—a city in England, and therefore are called by the name "Wessex Novels",which are also named as Novels of Character and Environment by Hardy himself. These novels describe the unexpected and huge changes in fields of society, economy, politics, ethics, and customs in England after the invasion of Capitalism, and the miserable fate of the broken farmers, and discover the potential crisis of the society in England which is under the mask of the Victorian thrive.

《Tess of the D'Urbervilles》is regarded as the most of famous realistic novelist—Thomas Hardy’s Wessex novels in the nineteenth century in England, and the one with the richest images and symplications, these natural images symbolize Tess’s different mentality and change s in her tragic fate. From this famous novelist, we can feel deeply the tragic effects the fate brings, and this is exactly what moves the readers so dramatically and gives Hardy the unique status in world literature history. During the developing process of modernity, Enlightenment Modernity ,taking reason as value core, brings great improvement to society on one hand, on the other hand it also causes heavy crises to western countries, which led to the emergence of another modernity-Aesthetic Modernity which takes unrationality life