“Tess is not simply presented as a passive victim, however. Throughout the novel she is shown as experiencing tension between the intractable materiality of the social and economic world in which she has to live, and her extraordinarily vulnerable, sensitive self. Hardy is particularly interested in the nature of her consciousness, and in the intense subjectivity of her experience.”

Geoffrey Harvey, Thomas Hardy
Read more quotes from Geoffrey Harvey

Share this quote:
Twitter icon

Friends Who Liked This Quote

To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!

All Quotes
My Quotes
Add A Quote

This Quote Is From

Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy by Geoffrey Harvey
6 ratings, average rating, 0 reviews

Browse By Tag