Thomas Hardy


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Noun1.Thomas Hardy - English novelist and poet (1840-1928)Thomas Hardy - English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
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Looking back at the old town, with its one steep street climbing the white face of the chalk hill, I remembered what wonderful exotic women Thomas Hardy had found eating their hearts out behind the windows of dull country high streets, through which hung waving no banners of romance, outwardly as unpromising of adventure as the windows of the town I had left.
I came rather late, but I came with all the ardor of what seems my perennial literary youth, to the love of Thomas Hardy, whom I first knew in his story 'A Pair of Blue Eyes.
But his favourite reading was Huxley, Herbert Spencer, and Henry George; while Emerson and Thomas Hardy he read for relaxation.
Mandy Duff-Godfrey has been living in a guest room at Thomas Hardy Court, Tamworth, after recently being made homeless.
There are few British authors for whom place played a more important role in their work than Thomas Hardy.
1840: Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet, was born in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, where his father was a stonemason.
Actor Nicholas Rowe engagingly narrates Naxos' audiobook The Trumpet Major, an unabridged version of the Thomas Hardy novel centered on two brothers, the woman they love, and the dreaded invasion of England by Napoleon's armies.
Ford presents readers with a comprehensive examination of the life and writing of English novelist Thomas Hardy from the point of view of his split life between Dorset, in the English countryside, and the English capital, London.
If I were to erect a memorial to a public figure, it would have to be Thomas Hardy, my favourite poet/novelist, for his portrayal of strong women in an era when they were regarded as second-class citizens.
She writes, "To link Thomas Hardy with psychology and the psychological, then, is a traditional practice that has persisted over a century" (3).
Back home, Joe seems unwell, so Nina tries to pacify him by reading a Thomas Hardy book - one Nunney lent her - pretending it's by the youngster's favourite author Enid Blyton.
It is an adaptation of the 1874 novel of the same name by Thomas Hardy.