The life of Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928 Compiled largely from contemporary notes, letters, diaries, and biographical memoranda, as well as from oral information in conversations extending over many years by Florence Emily (Dugdale) Hardy

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Florence Emily Hardy, née Dugdale, was a writer of children's stories and the second wife and, later, biographer of Thomas Hardy. Florence was the daughter of school headmaster Edward Dugdale.

She attended National Infants School in Enfield for two years untilwhen she went to St Andrew's Girls School/5. Widely regarded as a work of candor, Hardy's Life turns out be an artful fiction.

As deftly as he created Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Clym Yeobright, and other characters, Hardy turned his autobiographical self into a dignified stoic, born to be a great poet, so denying his readers access to the tempestuous realities of his formative by: One of the literary world's great deceptions was perpetrated when Thomas Hardy wrote his Life in secret for publication after his death as an official biography.

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Thomas Hardy, OM, was an English author of the naturalist movement, although in several poems he displays elements of the previous romantic and enlightenment periods of literature, such as his fascination with the regarded himself primarily as a poet and composed novels mainly for financial gain.

The bulk of his work, set mainly in the semi-fictional 4/5(9). Get this from a library. The life of Thomas Hardy, [Florence Emily Hardy]. Thomas Hardy was born on 2 June in the village of Higher [Upper] Bockhampton in Stinsford parish near the town of Dorchester in Dorset County, England, the first of four children born to Jemima nee Hand () and Thomas Hardy Sr.

(), builder and stonemason. His birthplace, built by his great grandfather, is now a museum. - Thomas Hardy Poems See more ideas about Poems, Jude the obscure and Thomas hardy quotes pins. 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.

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Hardy, Thomas, A Changed Man, and Other Tales (Gutenberg text) Hardy, Thomas, Desperate Remedies (Gutenberg text) Hardy, Thomas, The Dynasts: An Epic-Drama of the. 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.

(), English Thomas Hardy was born June 2,in Higher Bockhampton in Dorset, a rural region of southwestern England that was to become the focus of his fiction.

The child of a builder, Hardy was apprenticed at the age of sixteen to John Hicks, an architect who lived in the city of Dorchester.

Thomas Hardy (–) Return of the Native, The, by Thomas Hardy, was published inbeing his sixth novel. The scene is laid in Southern England, in the author’s “Wessex country,” the district of which he has made an ideal map for the latest edition of his works. Get this from a library.

The life of Thomas Hardy, ; compiled largely from contemporary notes, letters, diaries, and biographical memoranda, as well as from oral information in conversations extending over many years.

[Florence Emily Hardy]. 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 various south-west counties, have a lasting appeal, and many, such as 'The Mayor of Casterbridge' and 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' have become popular 1/5(1).

Life of Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy - Thomas Hardy was born on the morning of 2nd June in the isolated thatched cottage, built by his great-grandfather at Higher Bockhampton, a hamlet on the edge of Piddletown Heath, three.

Hardy, Thomas,Hardy, Thomas, and poems with a chronology of events in the author's life The dynasts / Roy Morrell -- The refusal of involvement / J. Hillis Miller -- The return of the native: a novel of environment / Jean R. Brooks -- The great web: The woodlanders / Ian Gregor -- The patterns in Hardy's poetry Pages: – Thomas Hardy, the son of a stonemason, was born in Dorset, England, on June 2, He trained as an architect and worked in London and Dorset for ten years.

Plot summary. In Desperate Remedies a young woman, Cytherea Graye, is forced by poverty to accept a post as lady's maid to the eccentric Miss Aldclyffe, the woman whom her father had loved but had been unable to marry. Cytherea loves a young architect, Edward Springrove, but Miss Adclyffe's machinations, the discovery that Edward is already engaged to a woman Author: Thomas Hardy.

Michael Millgate's biography of the great novelist and poet Thomas Hardy was first published in Much new information about Hardy has since become available and, in this extensively revised, fully reconsidered, and considerably expanded new edition, the world's leading Hardy scholar draws not only upon these new materials but also upon an exceptional understanding of Hardy.

An English Victorian author of novels, poems, and short stories, Thomas Hardy () is best known for the classic books Far from the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, and Jude the mostly in the semi-imagined region of Wessex, Hardy’s fictional works retain their popularity thanks to an accessible style, Pages: Thomas Hardy's own life wasn't similar to his stories.

He was born in the Egdon Heath, in Dorset, near Dorchester. His father was a master mason and a building contractor. Hardy's mother, whose tastes included Latin poems and French romances, provided for his education.

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Finest online site devoted to one author. Lakin & Marley Rare Books, Mill Valley and San Francisco, California. 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 figure.

His own diligent efforts to guard his. Hardy, Thomas, Person Staff Only Dates. Existence: June 2, Janu manuscripts, and associated materials by and about the life of Thomas Hardy.

Also included are papers from Sydney C. Cockerell, an associate of Hardy's, and also representative items from other English authors and artists such as Robert Browning and Born: Thomas Hardy ( - ) Thomas Hardy (2 June – 11 January ) was an English novelist and poet.

A Victorian realist, in the tradition of George Eliot, he was also influenced both in his novels and poetry by Romanticism, especially by William Wordsworth. Charles Dickens is another important influence on Thomas Hardy.

Thomas Hardy (–) gave up a career in architecture to devote himself to writing. He is now regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English literature. His best-remembered works, all set in the fictional county of Wessex, are Jude the Obscure, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Return of the Native, and Far from the Madding Crowd.

An English Victorian author of novels, poems, and short stories, Thomas Hardy () is best known for the classic books Far from the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, and Jude the mostly in the semi-imagined region of Wessex, Hardy’s fictional works retain their popularity thanks to an accessible style, 5/5(1).

By: Thomas Hardy () The Woodlanders is one of Hardy's later novels, although he originally intended it as a successor to Far From The Madding Crowd. It concerns the life and loves of Giles Winterborne,Grace Melbury,Edred Fitzpiers, Felice Charmond and Marty topics of class,fidelity and loyalty are delt with in Hardys exquisite style and set in the beautiful 5/5(2).

Thomas Hardy, OM ( - ) 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.

Charles Dickens was Pages:

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