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.' As usual, after I had read this book and felt the new charm in it, I wished to read the books of no other author, and to read his books over and over.
But his favourite reading was Huxley, Herbert Spencer, and Henry George; while Emerson and Thomas Hardy he read for relaxation.
You've also got Thomas Hardy's Forfar from the Madding Crowd, Jane Ayr, and Charles Dicken's Old Curiosity Shop Thistle.
1928: Thomas Hardy was buried beside Charles Dickens in Westminster Abbey.
1928: Thomas Hardy, English poet and novelist, died in his native Dorset aged 87.
The Expression of Things: Themes in Thomas Hardy's Fiction and Poetry
IDYLLIC countryside that inspired novelist Thomas Hardy could soon have 3,500 new homes on it.
The debut novel of author Thomas Hardy, originally published in 1871, Desperate Remedies is a classic Victorian novel now available in a "Naxos Complete Classics" unabridged audiobook rendition, superbly performed by BBC Radio professional Anna Bentinck.
As Anna West points out in her Thomas Hardy and Animals (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ.
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. By all accounts, Hardy was very protective of Dorset, the county that served as the setting for most of his novels and a good deal of his verse (so protective that he renamed it Wessex).