Thomas Hardy: A Literary Life

Thomas Hardy: A Literary Life

by J. Gibson


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Thomas Hardy in the Literary Lives series relates Hardy's life to his career as a writer, giving particular attention to his determination as a young man to make literature his career, his methodical preparation during the first thirty years of his life for that career, the writing of his fourteen published novels and the fame they brought him, and then, the culmination of his life as writer, his emergence in his remaining thirty years as one of the very greatest of English poets and the writer of The Dynasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333438312
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/08/1996
Series: Literary Lives
Edition description: 1996
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements - Bibliography - Phase the First: Preparing to be a Writer (1842-1870) - Phase the Second: The Novelist (1840-1897) - Phase the Third: The Poet (1898-1928) - Index

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