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June 30, 2023 | History

Thomas Hardy

2 June 1840 - 11 January 1928

Thomas Hardy, OM was an English novelist and poet of the naturalist movement, although in several poems he displays elements of the previous romantic and enlightenment periods of literature, such as his fascination with the supernatural.

While he regarded himself primarily as a poet who composed novels mainly for financial gain, during his lifetime he was much better known for his novels, such as Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Far from the Madding Crowd, which earned him a reputation as a great novelist. The bulk of his fictional works, initially published as serials in magazines, were set in the semi-fictional land of Wessex (based on the Dorchester region where he grew up) and explored tragic characters struggling against their passions and social circumstances.

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  • Cover of: Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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  • Cover of: Jude the Obscure
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  • Cover of: The Woodlanders
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  • Cover of: The Mayor of Casterbridge
    First published in 1919 235 editions in 1 language — 4 previewable Cover of edition mayorofcasterbri0000hard_i4p0 Cover of edition mayorofcasterbrihard00hard Cover of edition mayorcasterbridg00hard_802

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  • Cover of: Far from the Madding Crowd

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  • Cover of: The return of the native

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  • Cover of: Collected poems of Thomas Hardy.

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  • Cover of: The mayor of Casterbridge: the life and death of a man of character

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  • Cover of: The trumpet-major: a tale

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  • Cover of: A Pair of Blue Eyes.
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  • Cover of: Desperate remedies: a novel.

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  • Cover of: The well-beloved: a sketch of a temperament

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  • Cover of: The dynasts: a drama of the Napoleonic wars in three parts, nineteen acts & one hundred and thirty scenes

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  • Cover of: Two on a tower: a romance
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  • Cover of: The hand of Ethelberta: a comedy in chapters

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  • Cover of: A group of noble dames
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  • Cover of: Wessex Tales: Strange, Lively, and Commonplace

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  • Cover of: Life's little ironies: a set of tales, with some colloquial sketches, entitled, A few crusted characters

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June 30, 2023 Edited by Сергей Малышев Edited without comment.
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