Part Date Chapters in Volume Edition

1. 4 July 1891 1, 2, 3 (ends two-thirds through ch. 3 at "old thick volume.")

2. 18 July 3 (cont.), 4, 5 (ends one-third through ch. 5 at "is all new!")

3. 25 July 5 (cont.), 6, 7

4. 1 August 8, 9, 12 (Hardy was obliged to omit Tess's seduction.)

5. 8 August 13, 15, 16 (Hardy was also obliged to omit the baptism and death of Tess's baby.)

6. 15 August 17, 18

7. 22 August 19, 20

8. 29 August 21, 22, 23

9. 5 September 24, 25 (ends one-third through ch. 25 with "unutterable night.")

10. 12 September 25 (cont.), 26

11. 19 September 27, 28

12. 26 September 29, 30, 31 (ends halfway through ch. 31 with paragraph beginning "A spiritual . . . intellectual remembrance.")

13. 3 October 31 (cont.), 32. 33 (ends halfway through ch. 33 with paragraph beginning "the hurry . . . for more than this.")

14. 10 October 33 (cont.), 34, 35 (ends one-third through ch. 35 with the paragraph beginning "The image . . . who was ill-used.")

15. 17 October 35 (cont.), 36, 37 (ends halfway through ch. 37 with the paragraph beginning "Here they were . . . the Abbey grounds.")

16. 24 October 37 (cont.), 38, 39

17. 31 October 40, 41 21 5 December 49, 50

18. 14 November 42, 43, 44 22 12 December 51, 52

19. 21 November 45, 46 23 19 December 53, 54, 55, 56

20. 28 November 47, 48 24 26 December 57, 58, 59.

References

J. Don Vann, Victorian Novels in Serial (New York: MLA, 1985): 88-89.


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