Thomas Hardy A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work

Thomas Hardy A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work

by Sarah Bird Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816042896

ISBN-13: 9780816042890

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

An unabashed enthusiast of all of Hardy's work, Wright's dictionary entries are lengthy, thorough, and very close to the spirit of the author himself. Among the topics included are each of Hardy's works, with a full synopsis and critical reception of each; seemingly each of the characters of his books, with a full description of their role and physical

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An unabashed enthusiast of all of Hardy's work, Wright's dictionary entries are lengthy, thorough, and very close to the spirit of the author himself. Among the topics included are each of Hardy's works, with a full synopsis and critical reception of each; seemingly each of the characters of his books, with a full description of their role and physical characteristics; places and events both in the books and in Hardy's life; and other writers of the time linked to Hardy. Appendices list other treatments of Hardy's oeuvre in theatre and film, a chronology of his writing, a glossary of place names, and family trees of the Hardy family. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816042890
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Literary A to Z Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.94(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.38(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsiv
Forewordvi
Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxii
Abbreviationsxvii
A-To-Z Entries1
Appendices367
I.Topical List of Entries368
II.Media Adaptations of Thomas Hardy's Works378
III.Chronology of Thomas Hardy's Life and Works386
IV.Family Trees390
V.Glossary of Place-Names in Thomas Hardy's Works394
VI.Translations of Thomas Hardy's Works398
VII.Bibliography403
Index416

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