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The Hand of Ethelberta (Clear Print)

by Thomas Hardy

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Echo Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Classics,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages556
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11915984M
    ISBN 101847027237
    ISBN 109781847027238

      The hand of Ethelberta: a comedy in chapters by Thomas Hardy; 57 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Impostors and imposture, Courtship, Classic Literature; Places: Wessex (England); People: George Du Maurier (). The Hand of Ethelberta starts well, maintains its' lively pace through the middle with many plots and schemes all throughout, and finishes well to boot; but not in the way one first expects it to conclude. Ethelberta, Hardy's heroine for this book, is one of the most complex characters in Hardy's work/5(8).

    "The Hand of Ethelberta" is a good book. It employs Hardyesque description, is well-constructed, and has an entertaining storyline. Its characters, especially Ethelberta, are interesting - and its ending does not turn one inside out psychologically. It is fine that it is not overly demanding, while still revealing much about Victorian life in a /5(11). "The Hand of Ethelberta" is a good book. It employs Hardyesque description, is well-constructed, and has an entertaining storyline. Its characters, especially Ethelberta, are interesting - and its ending does not turn one inside out psychologically. It is fine that it is not overly demanding, while still revealing much about Victorian life in a /5(6).

      The Hand of Ethelberta: A Comedy in Chapters is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in It was written, in serial form, for the Cornhill Magazine, which was edited by Leslie Stephen, a friend and mentor of Hardy's. Unlike the majority of Hardy's fiction, the novel is a Price: $ In "The Hand of Ethelberta" (), Hardy drew on conventions of popular romances, illustrated weeklies, plays, fashion plates, and even his wife's diary in this comic story of a woman in control of her destiny."--Goodreads.


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The Hand of Ethelberta is a novel written by Thomas Hardy and first published in It was written in serial form and appeared in Cornhill Magazine. It was written in /5.

In The Hand of Ethelberta, Hardy drew on conventions of popular romances, illustrated weeklies, plays, fashion plates and even his wife's diary in this comic story of a woman in control of her destiny. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher Cited by: The Hand of Ethelberta [Thomas Hardy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Hand of Ethelberta/5(27). "The Hand of Ethelberta" is a good book. It employs Hardyesque description, is well-constructed, and has an entertaining storyline. Its characters, especially Ethelberta, are interesting - and its ending does not turn one inside/5(12).

"The Hand of Ethelberta" is a good book. It employs Hardyesque description, is well-constructed, and has an entertaining storyline.

Its characters, especially Ethelberta, are interesting - and its ending does not turn one inside/5(12). "The Hand of Ethelberta" () is a comedy novel by Thomas Hardy. Ethelberta was raised in humble circumstances but, through her work as a governess, married well at the age of eighteen.

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The Hand of Ethelberta A Comedy in Chapters By Thomas Hardy The Hand of Ethelberta is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in It was written, in serial form, for the Cornhill Magazine, which was edited by Leslie Stephen, a friend and mentor of Hardys.

"The Hand of Ethelberta" is a good book. It employs Hardyesque description, is well-constructed, and has an entertaining storyline. Its characters, especially Ethelberta, are interesting - and its ending does not turn one inside/5(9). The Hand of Ethelberta, Hardy’s fifth published novel, first appeared in the Cornhill Magazine between July and Mayand in the New York Times between June and April In AprilThe Hand of Ethelberta: A Comedy in Chapters was published by Smith, Elder & Co.

in two volumes, with eleven illustrations by George Du Maurier. The Hand of Ethelberta on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(3). She took by the hand the forlorn Ethelberta--who seemed rather a detached bride than a widow--and finished her education by placing her for two or three years in a boarding-school at Bonn.

Latterly she had brought the girl to England to live under her roof as daughter and companion, the condition attached being that Ethelberta was neverFile Size: 1MB.

LibraryThing Review User Review - jon1lambert - LibraryThing. The Hand of Ethelberta is very different from other novels I have read by Thomas Hardy. It is quite long for a start, and it seems to me to resemble a Charles Dickens novel, much of it set in London /5(4). The events of the story concern Ethelberta's career as a famous poetess and storyteller as she struggles to support her family and conceal her secret -- that her father is a butler.

Beautiful, clever, and rational, she easily attracts four very persistent suitors (Mr Julian, Mr Neigh, Mr Ladywell, and Lord Mountclere), but is reluctant to give her much-coveted hand. The Hand of Ethelberta opens in Wessex, where we first encounter our heroine, an elegant, comfortable young widow whose status owes more, we are told, to brains than blood.

Ethelberta Chickerel (to use her original surname) finds success and fame in London as a poet and storyteller, despite the modesty of her origins, which she has stealthily repressed: her father is a ed on: Octo   The story follows Ethelberta's career as a famous poetess and storyteller.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Hand of Ethelberta book by Thomas Hardy. Adventuress and opportunist, Ethelberta reinvents herself to disguise her humble origins, launching a brilliant career as a society poet in London with her family Free shipping over $Cited by:   The Hand of Ethelberta: A Comedy in Chapters is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in It was written, in serial form, for the Cornhill Magazine, which was edited by Leslie Stephen, a friend and mentor of Hardy's.5/5(2).

The Hand Of Ethelberta. Thomas Hardy The Hand Of Ethelberta Thomas Hardy The Hand of Ethelberta: A Comedy in Chapters is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in At the beginning of the book, we are told that Ethelberta was raised in humble circumstances but, through her work as a governess, married well at the age of eighteen.

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Take the .Ethelberta was raised in humble circumstances but became a governess and consequently, at the age of 18, married well. However, her husband died two weeks after the wedding.

Her father-in-law, Lord.The story follows Ethelberta's career as a famous poetess and storyteller. Meanwhile, she struggles to support her family and conceal the fact that her father is a butler. Ethelberta easily attracts four very persistent suitors but is reluctant to give her much-coveted hand.

The book is written in serial form. (Summary by Simon Evers).