The complete critical guide to Thomas Hardy by Geoffrey Harvey

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Published by Routledge in New York .

Written in English

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  • Wessex (England)

Subjects:

  • Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Wessex (England) -- In literature -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGeoffrey Harvey.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4754 .H28 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3556605M
ISBN 100415234913, 0415234921
LC Control Number2002014228

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Within weeks of Thomas Hardy’s return to his native Dorchester in Junehe began to compile his ’Facts’ notebook, which he kept up throughout the years when he was writing some of his major work - The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Woodlanders, Tess of the d’Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure.Author by: Thomas Hardy Languange: en Publisher by: BookRix Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 14 Total Download: File Size: 47,7 Mb Description: Tess of the d'Urbervilles or just Tess, is a novel by Thomas now considered an important work of English literature, the book received mixed reviews when it first appeared, in part because it .

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