The decline of the goddess : nature, culture, and women in Thomas Hardy's fiction / Shirley A. Stave

Author(s): Stave, Shirley A., 1952-
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Subjects: Mythology in literature
Goddesses in literature
Culture in literature
Nature in literature
Women in literature
Myth in literature
Hardy, Thomas 1840-1928--Knowledge--Mythology
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928--Characters--Women
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928--Fictional works
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
Series: Contributions to the study of world literature, 0738-9345 no. 63
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: x, 165 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Chronology of Thomas Hardy's Novels
Ch. 1. In the Beginning: Archetypal Patterns in the Less Well Known Novels 1
Ch. 2. Far From the Madding Crowd: And Nature Saw What She Had Done, and It Was Good 23
Ch. 3. The Return of the Native: And Nature Said, "You Are Dust, and to Dust You Shall Return" 49
Ch. 4. The Woodlanders: And Nature Said, "It Is Finished" 71
Ch. 5. Tess of the D'Urbervilles: And Nature Became Flesh, and Dwelt Among Us 101
Ch. 6. Jude the Obscure: There Was Darkness Over All the Land 123
Works Cited 159
Index 163
Notes: LCCN: 94046928
ISBN: 0313295662 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-162) and index
OCLC Number: 31754901
ISBN/ISSN: 0313295662