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The life of Thomas Hardy.

by Brennecke, Ernest

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Published by Haskell House Publishers in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4753 .B7 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 259 p.
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5288949M
    ISBN 100838316727
    LC Control Number72008648

      The Life of Thomas Hardy A review of Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man, a new biography about the poet and novelist by Claire Tomalin. OCLC Number: Notes: "Brings together The early life of Thomas Hardy, , and The later years of Thomas Hardy, " Description.

    The life of Thomas Hardy.. [Ernest Brennecke] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Brennecke. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. 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.

      The Paperback of the The Exclusive Life of Reba K. Williams, a Parakeet: Book One by Thomas Hardy at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Pages: 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 miles east of the county town of Dorchester.


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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. Since the true circumstances of its composition have been known The Early Life and Later Years of Thomas Hardy, published over the name of Florence Emily Hardy, has frequently been referred to as Hardy's by: The authorship is now firmly credited to be that of Thomas Hardy himself and his second wife Florence Hardy.

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This strikingly original & penetrating account of Hardy's extraordinarily creative life & longevity offers a series of 32 chapters, each of which relates the biographical & literary background of a single work.

From the Back CoverCited by: 5. The life of Thomas Hardy. book Life Of Thomas Hardy Paperback – Septem by Jr. Ernest Brennecke (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Jr. Ernest Brennecke.

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 supernatural. He regarded himself primarily as a poet and composed novels mainly for financial gain.4/5(9).

Thomas Hardy, born in the yearwrote both novels and poetry before dying 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 was a good man despite his faults. He hated cruelty to animals, supported liberal causes and loved his family.

The loss of a relative in World War I and that horrific event in the annals of humanity were searing to his sensitive soul. Thomas Hardy was a gifted novelist and Pite has served his subject by: The Life of Thomas Hardy Paperback – January 1, by Florence Hardy (Author), Illus.

with photos (Illustrator)5/5(1). Buy The Life of Thomas Hardy (Wordsworth Literary Lives) by Hardy, F. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). 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 Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a Man of Character is an novel by the English author Thomas Hardy.

One of Hardy's Wessex novels, it is set in a fictional rural England with Casterbridge standing in for Dorchester in Dorset where the author spent his youth. It was first published as a weekly serialisation from January Author: Thomas Hardy.

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 Life of Thomas Hardy' is an original, radical biography. This critical biography reveals much about Hardy's thinking and feeling and even more about his creative methods." Day by Day.

From the PublisherBrand: Wiley. Hardy had somewhat of an isolated life on the open fields of the region. He grew up living and examining rural life, which figures prominently in many of his novels. His primary school education lasted until he was sixteen, at which time he was sent to an apprenticeship with John Hicks, a local architect.

Genre/Form: Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hardy, Florence Emily, Life of Thomas Hardy. London: Studio Editions, © Thomas Hardy was born in Dorset, England in As a novelist he is best known for his work set in the semi-fictionalized county of Wessex including, Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the : Hardy learned to love books through his mother, Jemina, and was able to read before starting school.

He was taught by his father, also named Thomas, to play the violin, and he often journeyed about the countryside playing for dances and storing up the impressions of rural life that make up. Genre/Form: Dustjackets: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brennecke, Ernest, Life of Thomas Hardy.

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Though Tess is the most richly “poetic” of Hardy’s novels, and Jude the most bleakly written, both books offer deeply sympathetic representations of. 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, Romantic plots, and richly drawn Brand: Pandora's Box.