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Key Facts of Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Full Title: Tess of the d’Urbervilles

Author: Thomas Hardy

Time of Writing: 1880’s, England

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Date of First Publication: 1891

Setting: Wessex, Southwest of England

Conflict: Tess is seduced, left pregnant and then abandoned by the son of a wealthy family, making her true love unable to accept her as worthy later in life.

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