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Life and death of a man of character

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  • "Regarded as a towering figure in nineteenth-century British literature, Thomas Hardy ranks among the most acclaimed of the Victorian realists. Though he achieved more popular success for works such as Far From the Madding Crowd and Tess of the d'Urbervilles, most critics now see The Mayor of Casterbridge as Harding's crowning accomplishment. This novel traces the ascension of Michael Henchard from a hardscrabble manual laborer to a pillar of his community..."@en
  • "In Thomas Hardy's classic novel, an ambitious man discovers that the blind energies and defiant acts that brought him to power can also destroy him."@en
  • "Set in Wessex, England, shortly before 1830, this story is about the blind energies and defiant acts that bring an ambitious man to power, but can also destroy him."@en
  • ""The story opens when an unemployed farmhand, Michael Henchard, sells his wife, Susan, and daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, while in a drunken stupor at a fair, for five guineas to a sailor called Newson. On sobering up the following day, Henchard is filled with remorse, swears a twenty year abstinence from alcohol and begins a search for his family. Eighteen years later the reformed Henchard has become the mayor of Casterbridge, but his past is set to haunt him and tragedy to dog him. Thus the scene is set for an epic tale of human weakness and resolution, despair and conflict, disappearance and reappearance, as both economic and emotional fortunes rise and fall against the backdrop of the Wessex Hardy loved and wrote about so powerfully."--Jacket."@en
  • "Under the influence of rum furmity, Michael Henchard, a hay-trusser by trade, sells his wife Susan and their child Elizabeth-Jane to Newson, a sailor, for five guineas. Years later, Susan, now a widow, arrives in Casterbridge, with Elizabeth-Jane, to seek her legal husband. To their surprise, Henchard is now the Mayor of Casterbridge. The plot develops, and Fate contives for him to be punished for the recklessness of his younger days._______________"
  • "Michael Henchard, an unemployed farmhand, gets drunk and sells his wife and baby daughter. Years later, when he is the Mayor of Casterbridge, his past is brought back to haunt him and he reverts to drinking."@en
  • "Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter on a drunken impulse at a local fair. Eighteen years later his temperament again thwarts his attempts to make amends. Henchard is a modern-day tragic hero, but his story is also a journey towards love. This edition is the only critically established text of Hardy's novel."@en
  • "Tragedy of man's ignorance of man, in which an intoxicated young man sells his wife and child at auction for five pounds."@en
  • "The moving, humane tragedy of a deeply flawed and self-destructive man, The Mayor of Casterbridge is the story of Michael Henchard, who sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair in a fit of drunken anger."
  • "Hardy's novel begins with the famous scene in which Michael Henchard, a young farmer, gets drunk at a village fair and sells his wife and baby daughter to a passing sailor for five guineas. The consequences of this impulsive act are regrettable and far-reaching, and culminate in Henchard's ruin and his death in obscurity as a lonely old man. Henchard is similar to the heroes of Greek tragedies who destroy themselves through weaknesses in their own character."
  • "Hardy's novel begins with the famous scene in which Michael Henchard, a young farmer, gets drunk at a village fair and sells his wife and baby daughter to a passing sailor for five guineas. The consequences of this impulsive act are regrettable and far-reaching, and culminate in Henchard's ruin and his death in obscurity as a lonely old man. Henchard is similar to the heroes of Greek tragedies who destroy themselves through weaknesses in their own character."@en
  • "Michael Henchard, an unemployed farmhand, gets drunk and sells his wife and baby daughter. Years later, when he is the Mayor of Casterbridge, his past is brought back to haunt him, and he reverts to drinking."@en
  • "Michael Henchard, an unemployed farmhand, gets drunk and sells his wife and baby daughter. Years later, when he is the Mayor of Casterbridge, his past is brought back to haunt him, and he reverts to drinking."
  • "Life and death of a man of character."
  • "The mayor of Casterbridge is haunted by his past when, as an unemployed farmhand, he sold his wife and daughter while in a drunken stupor."@en
  • "Regarded as a towering figure in nineteenth-century British literature, Thomas Hardy ranks among the most acclaimed of the Victorian realists. Though he achieved more popular success for works such as Far From the Madding Crowd and Tess of the d'Urbervilles, most critics now see The Mayor of Casterbridge as Harding's crowning accomplishment. This novel traces the ascension of Michael Henchard from a hardscrabble manual laborer to a pillar of his community ..."@en
  • "One of Thomas Hardy's novels set in a fictionalised rural southwest England. It follows the story of Michael Henchard, the Mayor of Casterbridge, who tries to hide his tragic past. Casterbridge is based on the real town of Dorchester in Dorset."@en
  • "The blind energies and defiant acts that bring an ambitious man to power can also destroy him. This is the themethat Thomas Hardy explores through his portrait of his greatest and most tragic hero-Michael Henchard."@en
  • ""The tragic story of Michael Henchard and his painful quest to be forgotten -- an unforgettable tale of love, greed, and loss"--P. [4] of cover."@en
  • "Michael Henchard, a Dorset man, sells his wife and child to an unknown sailor. The story shows the lifelong result of this folly."
  • "Tragic consequences result from Michael Herchard's impetuous sale of his wife and daughter."@en
  • "Tells the story about a headstrong man who rises to become the richest corn merchant and chief citizen in his town. Despite his great wealth and power, however, his past comes back to haunt him, his fortunes turn for the worst, and he ends up at the mercy of his arch rival."
  • "Tragedy of man's ignorance of man in which an intoxicated young husband sells his wife and child at auction for five pounds."@en
  • "One of Hardy's most powerful novels, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a shocking and haunting scene: In a drunken rage, Michael Henchard sells his wife and daughter to a visiting sailor at a local fair. When they return to Casterbridge some nineteen years later, Henchard'having gained power and success as the mayor'finds he cannot erase the past or the guilt that consumes him. The Mayor of Casterbridge is a rich, psychological novel about a man whose own flaws combine with fate to cause his ruin. This Modern Library Paperback Classic reprints the authoritative 1912 Wessex edition, as well as Hardy's map of Wessex."@en
  • "Een landarbeider, die in het 19e eeuwse Engeland is opgeklommen tot graanhandelaar en burgemeester, krijgt een rivaal en wordt tegelijkertijd geconfronteerd met een kwalijke daad uit zijn verleden."
  • "A cruel joke at a country fair goes too far when a drunken laborer auctions off his wife and child to the highest bidder. Rich in descriptive powers and steeped in irony, Hardy's gripping tale unfolds amid a rural English community. It offers a spellbinding portrayal of ambition, rivalry, revenge, and repentance."@en
  • "GCSE literature guide."
  • "The story of Michael Henchard, a callous grain merchant and town mayor, who finds that his cruelty has come back to haunt him."
  • "The story of Michael Henchard, a callous grain merchant and town mayor, who finds that his cruelty has come back to haunt him."@en
  • "Under the influence of rum, Michael Henchard sells his wife and daughter to a sailor. Years later, the widowed wife returns to find her husband the Mayor of Casterbridge."
  • "The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a shocking and haunting scene: In a drunken rage, Michael Henchard sells his wife and daughter to a visiting sailor at a local fair. When they return to Casterbridge some nineteen years later, Henchard--having gained power and success as the mayor--finds he cannot erase the past or the guilt that consumes him. The Mayor of Casterbridge is a rich, psychological novel about a man whose own flaws combine with fate to cause his ruin."@en
  • "An actual case of wife-selling in early nineteenth-century England, Henchard rises to a position of wealth and power-only to suffer a most bitter downfall."@en
  • "Literature Online includes the KnowledgeNotes student guides, a unique collection of critical introductions to major literary works. These high-quality, peer-reviewed academic resources are tailored to the needs of literature students and serve as a complement to the guidance provided by lecturers and seminar teachers."
  • "The life and death of the Mayor of Casterbridge. A story of a man of character."@en
  • "This is the story of a common field laborer, Michael Henshard, who becomes a leader in a small market town and then through his own failure sinks back miserably to his humble beginnings."

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