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Preface to Hardy: Preface Books Series (2nd Edition) Paperback – August 22, 2000

ISBN-13: 978-0582437708 ISBN-10: 0582437709 Edition: 2nd

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Product Details

  • Series: Preface Books
  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (August 22, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0582437709
  • ISBN-13: 978-0582437708
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.5 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,974,291 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Excellent introduction to one of the great Victorian novelists!


* Looks at Hardy the man and the intellectual, and the cultural climate in which he lived.
* Examines a variety of Hardy's work from the major phases of his career, concentrating particularly on The Mayor of Casterbridge and outlines the short stories and their relation to the major novel.
* Covers Hardy's extraordinary verse epic The Dynasts and explores his second career as a poet, from early work such as Neutral Tones to the haunting poems about Emma Hardy.
Thomas Hardy is one of the great Victorian novelists. The author of classic works of fiction such as Far From the Madding Crowd and Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Hardy later gave up writing fiction and concentrated on writing poetry. Increasing importance has been placed on his poems and some critics now regard Hardy as the major influence on the development of modern British poetry. This invaluable account provides an excellent introduction to the life and works of Thomas Hardy and provides biographical analysis, setting Hardy's works in the context of his time which encourages readers to understand his work in the period and style it was written.

Merryn Williams is a poet and critic and has taught widely on the nineteenth century novel.

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Merryn Williams is a poet and critic and has taught widely on the nineteenth century novel.


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