Thomas Hardy: His Career as a Novelist

Thomas Hardy: His Career as a Novelist

by M. Millgate


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333623169
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 06/09/1994
Edition description: 1994
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to 1994 Reissue - Preface - PRELUDE - The Poor Man and the Lady - PART 1: APPRENTICESHIP - Desperate Remedies - 'Ce Saxon autodidacte': A Matter of Education - Under the Greenwood Tree - Bockhampton and St Juliot: The Exploitation of Autobiography - A Pair of Blue Eyes - PART 2: ACHIEVEMENT - Far from the Madding Crowd - Puddletown into Weatherbury: The Genesis of Wessex - The Hand of Ethelberta - On Native Grounds: Kegan Paul and William Barnes - The Return of the Native - PART 3: RECESSION - The Trumpet-Major - The Uses of a Regional Past - A Laodicean - Hardy's Laodiceanism: Politics and Ideas - Two on a Tower - PART 4: RENEWAL - Max Gate - 'The Dorsetshire Labourer' - The Mayor of Casterbridge - The Evolution of Wessex - The Woodlanders - PART 5: FULFILMENT - Tess of the d'Urbervilles - Candour in English Fiction - The Well-Beloved - Hardy and the Theatre - Jude the Obscure - AFTERWORD - The End of Prose - Notes - Index

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