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A Pair of Blue Eyes

By Thomas Hardy
  • ISBN Code: : 3986475699
  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Pages : 429
  • Category : Fiction
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A Pair of Blue Eyes Thomas Hardy - Elfride finds herself caught in a battle between her heart, her mind and the expectations of her parents and society. The novel is notable for the strong parallels to Hardy and his first wife Emma Gifford. When Elfride's father finds that his guest and candidate for his daughter's hand, architect's assistant Stephen Smith, is the son of a mason, he immediately orders him to leave. This was the third of Hardy's novels to be published and the first to bear his name.

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The Hand of Ethelberta Thomas Hardy - The Hand of Ethelberta: A Comedy in Chapters is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in 1876. It was written, in serial form, for the Cornhill Magazine, which was edited by Leslie Stephen, a friend and mentor of Hardy's. Unlike the majority of Hardy's fiction, the novel is a comedy, with both humour and a happy ending for the major characters and no suicides or tragic deaths. The late nineteenth century novelist George Gissing, who knew Hardy, considered it 'surely old Hardy's poorest book'

The Return of the Native

By Thomas Hardy
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  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Book Code : 3985515301
  • Total of Pages : 555
  • Category : Fiction
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The Return of the Native - Thomas Hardy - One of Thomas Hardy's most powerful works, The Return of the Native centers famously on Egdon Heath, the wild, haunted Wessex moor that D. H. Lawrence called 'the real stuff of tragedy.' The heath's changing face mirrors the fortunes of the farmers, inn-keepers, sons, mothers, and lovers who populate the novel. The 'native' is Clym Yeobright, who comes home from a cosmopolitan life in Paris. He; his cousin Thomasin; her fiancé, Damon Wildeve; and the willful Eustacia Vye are the protagonists in a tale of doomed love, passion, alienation, and melancholy as Hardy brilliantly explores that theme so familiar throughout his fiction: the diabolical role of chance in determining the course of a life.

A Hardy Chronology

By Timothy Hands
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1349100307
  • Total of Pages : 227
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 705
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A Hardy Chronology provides the Hardy student with an abbreviated biography and reference guide, listing year by year the full details of a remarkably full life and prodigious literary output. Background information is provided, especially for those historical events in which Hardy took most interest, but the chief aim has been to provide the reader with an account of Hardy's life which uses the author's own words wherever possible.

Hardy of Wessex

By Carl J. Weber
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317199219
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 472
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First published in 1940 and revised in 1965, this work by the distinguished Hardy Scholar, Carl J. Weber, traces Hardy’s literary career from High Brockhampton to the grave in Poet’s corner, Westminster Abbey. Using a multitude of letters, it explains why Thomas Hardy wrote, and how his books grew from ideas, emotions and experiences to the printed volumes that have delighted the world. This book will be of interest to those studying the works of Thomas Hardy and 19th century literature.

The Woodlanders

By Thomas Hardy
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  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Book Code : 3986475664
  • Total of Pages : 444
  • Category : Drama
  • Members : 337
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The Woodlanders Thomas Hardy - The Woodlanders is a novel by Thomas Hardy. It was serialised from May 1886 to April 1887 in Macmillan's Magazine[1] and published in three volumes in 1887.[2] It is one of his series of Wessex novels.'If ever I forget your name let me forget home and heaven...But no, no, my love, I never can forget 'ee; for you was a good man, and did good things!'Love, and the erratic heart, are at the centre of Hardy's 'woodland story'. Set in the beautiful Blackmoor Vale, The Woodlanders concerns the fortunes of Giles Winterborne, whose love for the well-to-do Grace Melbury is challenged by the arrival of the dashing and dissolute doctor, Edred Fitzpiers. When the mysterious Felice Charmond further complicates the romantic entanglements, marital choice and class mobility become inextricably linked. Hardy's powerful novel depictsindividuals in thrall to desire and the natural law that motivates them.

Jude the Obscure

By Thomas Hardy
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  • Publisher : 1st World Publishing
  • Book Code : 1421848791
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : Fiction
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Jude Fawley, a young stonemason, aspires to an education and a life in the ministry but finds society indifferent to his goals.