Hardy of Wessex: His Life and Literary Career

1st Edition

Carl J. Weber

Published December 12, 2017
Reference - 336 Pages - 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138675346 - CAT# Y231480
Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

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First published in 1940 and revised in 1965, this work by the distinguished Hardy Scholar, Carl J. Weber, traces Hardy’s literary career from High Brockhampton to the grave in Poet’s corner, Westminster Abbey. Using a multitude of letters, it explains why Thomas Hardy wrote, and how his books grew from ideas, emotions and experiences to the printed volumes that have delighted the world.

This book will be of interest to those studying the works of Thomas Hardy and 19th century literature.


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