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Hardy, Thomas 1840-1928

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
1,207 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 22,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading
Return of the native by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
873 editions published between 1878 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 17,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful Eustacia is torn between two suitors--one who would help her escape her routine life in nineteenth-century rural England, and another who would make their home the Wessex heath where he was raised
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
843 editions published between 1817 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 16,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bathsehba Everdene, the young mistress of Weatherbury Farm, falls victim to her amorous caprices
Jude the obscure by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
687 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 15,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Marriage, the Church of England, and the British university system all come under criticism in a story about two cousins who love each other and want to improve their lot in life." "In this haunting love story, a couple who have each fled a previous marriage find love and fulfillment together, only to have tragedy overwhelm them." "Both having left earlier marriages, Jude Fawley and Sue Brideshead find happiness in their relationship. Ironically, when tragedy tests their union, it is Sue, the modern emancipated woman, who proves unequal to the challenge."
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
571 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 11,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Hardy's first masterpiece, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a scene of such heartlessness and cruelty that it still shocks readers today. A poor workman named Michael Henchard, in a fit of drunken rage, sells his wife and baby daughter to a stranger at a country fair. Stricken with remorse, Henchard forswears alcohol and works hard to become a prosperous businessman and the respected mayor of Casterbridge. But he cannot erase his past. His wife ultimately returns to offer Henchard the choice of redemption or a further descent into his own self-destructive nature. A dark, complex story, The Mayor of Casterbridge brims with invention, vitality, and even wit
The woodlanders by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
426 editions published between 1887 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 7,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love, and the erratic heart, are at the centre of Hardy's 'woodland story'. The romantic entanglements of Giles Winterborne, Grace Melbury, the dissolute Edred Fitzpiers and the wealthy Felice Charmond are bound up with issues of class and social status as they make their marital choices. This is the only critical edition of the novel, based on the manuscript and incorporating Hardy's later revisions. - ;'If ever I forget your name let me forget home and heaven ... But no, no, my love, I never can forget 'ee; for you was a good man, and did good things!'. Love, and the erratic heart, are at the
A pair of blue eyes by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
346 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 6,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dive into a classic work from the author responsible for beloved novels such as Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Far from the Madding Crowd. Combining elements of romance and psychological suspense, A pair of blue eyes is a rewarding and enthralling read
Under the Greenwood Tree Or the Mellstock Quire: a Rural Painting of the Dutch School by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
441 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 5,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Known for such novels as Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Far from the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy delves deeper into the genre of historical romance in this stirring portrait of the various entanglements and amorous intrigues that arise among a group of church musicians in rural England. Hearts are broken along the way, and though the novel ends with a wedding, did the right pair find each other in time? Under the Greenwood Tree is an engaging read that fans of historical romance will enjoy
Two on a tower by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
274 editions published between 1882 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The trumpet-major by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
346 editions published between 1880 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hardy distrusted the application of nineteenth-century empiricism to history because he felt it marginalized important human elements. In The Trumpet Major, the tale of a woman courted by three competing suitors during the Napoleonic wars, he explores the subversive effects of ordinary human Hardy distrusted the application of nineteenth-century empiricism to history because he felt it marginalized important human elements
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
371 editions published between 1886 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 3,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Michael Henchard, a callous grain merchant and town mayor, who finds that his cruelty has come back to haunt him
Desperate remedies by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
260 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Cytherea discovers that the man she loves is already engaged to his cousin, she is influenced by her employer's steward, and blackmail, murder, and romance ensue
Selected poems of Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
185 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects 104 of Hardy's poems, with notes
Life's little ironies a set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled, A few crusted characters by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
265 editions published between 1883 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Wessex tales by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
187 editions published between 1888 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Wessex Tales, his first collection of short stories, Hardy sought to record the legends, superstitions, local customs and lore of a Wessex that was rapidly passing out of memory. But these Tales also portray the social and economic stresses of Dorset in the 1880s, and reveal Hardy's growing skepticism about the possibility of achieving personal and sexual satisfaction in the modern world. --From publisher's description
The well-beloved : a sketch of a temperament by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
249 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jocelyn, a sculptor, is obsessed both with the search for the ideal woman and with sculpting the perfect figure of a naked Aphrodite. In his pursuit, he falls in love with three women from the same family: a grandmother, mother, and daughter. Themes of destiny and betrayal are explored in this compelling portrait of male and female relationships
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy ( Recording )
140 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Innocent Tess Durbeyfield's maidenhood is stolen by the dishonorable Alex d'Urberville and yet she is able to find true love with Angel Clare; their happiness is later shattered, for when her past is revealed, Clare rejects her love until it is too late
Collected poems of Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
153 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hand of Ethelberta : a comedy in chapters by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
240 editions published between 1876 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daughter of a butler, Ethelberta married above her station, only to become a widow almost immediately. She now seeks another, more advantageous marriage. Among her suitors are Christopher Julian, a former flame now fallen on hard times, the eccentric Mr. Neigh, and Lord Mountclere, a womanizer. Can she keep her past a secret to ensure a better future?
A Laodicean : a story of to-day by Thomas Hardy ( Book )
193 editions published between 1881 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paula Power has two suitors: Captain De Stancy, an Army officer with the aristocratic background she yearns for, and George Somerset, an architect who represents the 'new nobility of talent and enterprise.' No elegy for a lost past, the story of Paula's dilemma was meant to be a comic investigation of the 'incongruities that were daily shaping themselves in the world under the great modern fluctuations of classes and creeds.' --From publisher's description
 
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Author of Desperate remedies 1840-1928
Author of Under the greenwood tree 1840-1928
Chardi, Tomas 1840-1928
Desperate remedies, Author of 1840-1928
Gardi, Tomas.
Gardi, Tomas 1840-1928
Ha-di, To-ma-seu 1840-1928
Ha-tai 1840-1928
Ha-tai, Tʻo-ma-ssu 1840-1928
Hadai 1840-1928
Hādī 1840-1928
Hadi, T'omasŭ 1840-1928
Harḍi, Thāmas 1840-1928
Hardi, Tomas
Hardî, Tômas 1840-1928
Hārdī, Tūmās 1840-1928
Hārdijs, Tomass 1840-1928
Hardy, T. E.
Hardy, Th 1840-1928
Hardy, Thomas
Hardy, Thomas Dufus
Hardy, Tom 1840-1928
Hardy, Tomáš 1840-1928
Hardy, Tomasz.
Hardy, Tomasz 1840-1928
Khardi, Tomas 1840-1928
Thomas Hardy
Under the greenwood tree, Author of 1840-1928
Гарди, Томас 1840-1928
הרדי, תומס 1840-1928
توماس هاردي، 1840-1928
ハーディ, トーマス
哈代托瑪斯 1840-1928
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