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  1. 1. Knowledge and Survival in the Novels of Thomas Hardy

    Detta är en avhandling från Jane Mattisson. English Department, Lund University

    Författare :Jane Mattisson; [2000]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Wessex -- Thomas Hardy; rural skills in literature; literature and society -- nineteenth century; epistemology and literature; evolution in literature; Pierre Bourdieu and literature; education in literature; sociolinguistics and literature; sociology and literature; Victorian fiction; Key words: Thomas Hardy; nineteenth-century fiction; history and literature -- nineteenth century; English language and literature; Engelska språk och litteratur ;

    Sammanfattning : Abstract This thesis identifies two different kinds of knowledge in Thomas Hardy's novels: the everyday, passed on from generation to generation, which is non-academic and closely bound to the local environment and its traditions; and the specialised, recorded in the printed word, which is the product of formal education and independent of the local community and its traditions. These two kinds of epistemological competence determine one's ability to adapt and survive in a changing society. LÄS MER