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Thomas Hardy as a regional novelist

Richard Brinkley

Thomas Hardy as a regional novelist

with special reference to The return of the native.

by Richard Brinkley

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Published by Toucan Press in St Peter Port, Guernsey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928.

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    General editor of the series : J. Stevens Cox.

    SeriesMonographs on the life, times and works of Thomas Hardy -- 49
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13652330M

      A major new biography of one of the giants of early modern fiction and poetry Internationally renowned as the author of Far From the Madding Crowd, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure, Wessex Poems and Other Verses, and Winter Words, Thomas Hardy () nonetheless remains an elusive and enigmatic own diligent efforts to guard his . In the third year of Victoria's reign, Thomas Hardy is born on the 2nd of June in a large cottage bordering the heath at Higher Bockhampton, three miles outside Dorchester, Dorset. The eldest son of a violin-playing builder and an ambitious mother, Thomas Hardy received from the former parent a love of music, and from the latter a love of books.

      Thomas Hardy, novelist, poet and dramatist, dies aged 87 - archive, 12 January English world of letters loses its unquestioned head .   The best novels: No 29 – Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy () When the novel opens, we seem to be in Hardy's Wessex, Jude the Obscure is an angry book.

    Thomas Hardy. Thomas Hardy (–) was an English poet and regional novelist whose works depict the county "Wessex," named after the ancient kingdom of Alfred the Great. Hardy's career as a writer spanned over fifty years, and his work reflected his stoic pessimism and sense of . Thomas Hardy, whose books include Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, was one of the most influentual novelists and poets of England's Victorian era. He died on Janu - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting.


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Thomas Hardy as a Regional Novelist, with Special Reference to the Return of the Native book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Richard Brinkley. Thomas Hardy as a regional novelist, with special reference to The return of the native (Monographs on the life, times and works of Thomas Hardy) [Brinkley, Richard] on.

Thomas Hardy, born in the yearwrote both novels and poetry before Thomas Hardy as a regional novelist book in the yearat the age of 87, after becoming ill with pleurisy in late He was born to Thomas, who worked as a local builder and stonemason and Jemima, his mom.

Thomas Hardy, (born June 2,Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, England—died JanuDorchester, Dorset), English novelist and poet who set much of his work in Wessex, his name for the counties of southwestern England. Following are the main features of the works of Thomas Hardy. Regionalism. The regional novel writing was one of the features of England in the 19 th century that was trending and thus the scope of 19 th century English Novels is quite narrow as compared to the works of Russia.

Hardy wrote regional novels-they are confined to his district. Abstract: Thomas Hardy is one of the great regional novelists. He has imparted global interest to a particular region.

Hardy's novels generally called as the Wessex Novels, of which Far from the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Caster bridge, Tess of the D'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure are the most celebrated ones.

Victorian novelist and poet Thomas Hardy focused much of his work -- including classics like Far from the Madding Crowd () and Tess of the d'Urbervilles () on man's futile struggle against unseen forces.

Of his rather unromantic outlook on life, Hardy once said, ""Pessimism is, in. The regional novel has been remarkably neglected as a subject, In this book on the regional novel, we hope to encourage interdisciplinary study of a literary subject that 1 Thomas Hardy, ‘General preface to the Novels and Poems’, Wessex Edition, vol.

1 (), Size: KB. Thomas Hardy as a regional novelist, with special reference to The return of the native Toucan P St. Peter Port, Guernsey Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

The English author Thomas Hardy set all of his major novels in the south and southwest of England. He named the area "Wessex" after the medieval Anglo-Saxon kingdom that existed in this part of that country prior to the unification of England by Æthelstan.

From Booklist *Starred Review* Pite bases this revisionist biography of Hardy on his reinterpretation of the novelist's autobiographical Life. Widely regarded as a work of candor, Hardy's Life turns out be an artful by: Thomas Hardy - Thomas Hardy - Late novels: The closing phase of Hardy’s career in fiction was marked by the publication of Tess of the d’Urbervilles () and Jude the Obscure (), which are generally considered his finest novels.

Though Tess is the most richly “poetic” of Hardy’s novels, and Jude the most bleakly written, both books offer deeply sympathetic representations of.

Thomas Hardy as a regional novelist, with special reference to The return of the native. Thomas Hardy (2 June – 11 January ) was an English novelist and poet.

A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. In 3 libraries. Hardy, Thomas, ; Pastoral fiction, English - History and criticism.; Wessex (England) - In literature.

Thomas Hardy as a regional novelist: with special reference to. Thomas Hardy's exploration of his most tragic hero, Michael Henchard, is the classic tale of overambition. From his drunken sale of his wife and baby at a country fair, to his subjugation of a farming village, Henchard's life is an epic attempt to bring the world to heel as he hides even from him The Distracted Preacher and Other Tales ().

In this novel, Thomas Hardy depicts Angel's obsession with purity may taken as a uniquely important determinant of Tess's fate. It is not going too far to say that without it there would have been. AUTHOR: Thomas Hardy () had a writing career which spanned more than fifty years, and he is now considered both a major novelist and poet.

His tales of Wessex, a fictional amalgamation of 1/5(1). When Thomas Hardy drew his first chancy breaths inside a Dorset cottage inWordsworth had yet to become England’s poet laureate. By Author: Thomas Mallon.

Thomas Hardy was an English novelist and poet of the naturalist movement, although he has shown elements of the previous romantic and enlightenment periods of literature, such as his fascination with the supernatural.

He regarded himself primarily as a poet and composed novels mainly for financial gain. The bulk of his work, set mainly in the semi-fictional land of Wessex, delineates.

Read Thomas Hardy ’s biography, works and quotes online for free. English poet and regional novelist‚ whose works depict the county "Wessex"‚ named after the ancient kingdom of Alfred the Great. Hardy's career as writer spanned over fifty years.

His earliest books appeared when Anthony Trollope () wrote his Palliser series.Thomas Hardy was an immensely shy person, who surrounded his house, Max Gate in Dorchester, with a dense curtain of trees, shunned publicity and investigative reporters, and when visitors arrived unexpectedly, slipped quietly out of the back door of his house in order to avoid that no one should penetrate this mask of shyness, Hardy kept a rigid control over what aspects of his life.Ultimately, Thomas Hardy's Tragic Poetry calls for a rereading of Hardy's poetry as "tragic," arguing that he was able, paradoxically, to incorporate these literary and philosophical conventions of his time which some critics insist signaled the death of tragic literature.

This study will prove fascinating for Hardyists, students of nineteenth.