Thursday, July 19, 2007
Thomas Hardy's Tess
It has been nearly Twenty years since I read Thomas Hardy's heartbreaking TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES so I won't attempt to make any kind of real statements on it other than it really moved me at the time and I have no doubt it would still if I revisited it.
The Victorian Web has some remarkable drawings from a rare serialisation of Hardy's work and I am sharing one of the striking images here. Fans of the film should go to the link below as it is interesting to compare some of these drawings to Polanski's film.
I also highly recommend the following sites dedicated to Hardy: