Thomas Hardy / Edition 1

Thomas Hardy / Edition 1

by Barbara Hardy
     
 

In close readings of Hardy's (1840-1928) elegies, nature poems, and major characters form Gabriel Oak to Tess and Jude, Hardy (English, U. of London and U. of Swansea) places him in the long tradition of English writers whose subject is not art but imagination. She finds his most interesting aesthetic introspections to be oblique or subtextual, comparing him thus to… See more details below

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In close readings of Hardy's (1840-1928) elegies, nature poems, and major characters form Gabriel Oak to Tess and Jude, Hardy (English, U. of London and U. of Swansea) places him in the long tradition of English writers whose subject is not art but imagination. She finds his most interesting aesthetic introspections to be oblique or subtextual, comparing him thus to Jane Austen and George Eliot. She indexes only names. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9780485121537
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.49(d)

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