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Hardy, Thomas 1840-1928

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles : an authoritative text ; Hardy and the novel ; criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

1,551 editions published between 1891 and 2020 in 27 languages and held by 22,274 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 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. His sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Book )

1,296 editions published between 1817 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 19,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsheba Everdene is courted by three young men: an adventurer, a young farmer who becomes bailiff of the farm she inherits, and a neighboring farmer
The return of the native by Thomas Hardy( Book )

1,016 editions published between 1600 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 18,432 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
Jude the obscure by Thomas Hardy( Book )

818 editions published between 1895 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 16,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jude Fawley's aspirations to the dignity and rewards of a scholarly life are continually thwarted by tragic obstacles of fate
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Book )

905 editions published between 1800 and 2019 in 20 languages and held by 13,608 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
The woodlanders by Thomas Hardy( Book )

607 editions published between 1886 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 9,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the secluded forest community of Little Hintock, Thomas Hardy's The Woodlanders inextricably links the dramatic English landscape with the story of a woman caught between two rivals of radically different social statures. Grace Melbury is promised to her longtime companion, Giles Winterborne, a local woodlander and a gentle, steadfast man. When her socially motivated father pressures her to wed the ambitious doctor Edred Fitzpiers, Grace's loyalties shift -- and her decision leads to tumultuous consequences. With its explorations of class and gender, lust and betrayal, The Woodlanders is one of Hardy's most vivid and powerful works
A pair of blue eyes by Thomas Hardy( )

453 editions published between 1870 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 8,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elfride Swancourt is the daughter of the Rector of Endelstow, a remote sea-swept parish in Cornwall. Blue-eyed and high-spirited, Elfride has little experience of the world beyond, and becomes entangled with two men: the boyish architect, Stephen Smith, and the older literary man, Henry Knight. The former friends become rivals, and Elfride faces an agonizing choice. --From publisher's description
Two on a tower : a romance by Thomas Hardy( )

365 editions published between 1882 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 5,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two on a Tower is Hardy's most complete and daring treatment of the theme of love between characters of different classes and ages. This sensational tale, which some reviewers of the first publication considered to be immoral, is informed throughout by the astronomical images and reflections that preoccupied Hardy at the time of the book's composition
Desperate remedies : a novel by Thomas Hardy( Book )

308 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,599 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
The trumpet-major; John Loveday, a soldier in the war with Buonaparte and Robert his brother, first mate in the merchant service, a tale by Thomas Hardy( Book )

387 editions published between 1880 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 4,489 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
Wessex tales by Thomas Hardy( )

230 editions published between 1888 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,854 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
Under the greenwood tree : a rural painting of the Dutch school by Thomas Hardy( Book )

522 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pastoral work telling of the struggle of the Mellstock Quire, a group of country church musicians, against the threat of their replacement by a single organist. It also tells of the love of Fancy Day and Dick Dewy
Tess of the d'Urbervilles, a pure woman faithfully presented by Thomas Hardy( Book )

119 editions published between 1891 and 2018 in English and French and held by 3,618 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
Under the greenwood tree : or, The Mellstock quire, a rural painting of the Dutch school by Thomas Hardy( Book )

138 editions published between 1872 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivid and authentic re-creation of Hardy's own childhood environment. The happiest of all Hardy's works
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Recording )

193 editions published between 1891 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,746 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
Life's little ironies : a set of tales, with some colloquial sketches, entitled, A few crusted characters by Thomas Hardy( Book )

177 editions published between 1884 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The well-beloved : a sketch of a temperament by Thomas Hardy( Book )

269 editions published between 1891 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the Isle of Slingers, this novel follows Jocelyn Pierston, a sculptor in his search for his ideal woman. This search leads to his courtship of a Portland woman, her daughter, and her granddaughter, among others
The hand of Ethelberta : a comedy in chapters by Thomas Hardy( Book )

284 editions published between 1876 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel traces the life of Ethelberta Chickerel, who comes from a family of servants and workmen but lifts herself, via marriage, into high intellectual society, becoming a writer, poet and storyteller
A Laodicean : a story of to-day by Thomas Hardy( Book )

176 editions published between 1881 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,325 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
The life and death of the Mayor of Casterbridge : a story of a man of character by Thomas Hardy( Book )

264 editions published between 1886 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Henchard, a young hay trusser, while intoxicated at a fair sells his wife and child at auction for five pounds to a man named Newson. Eighteen years later when Henchard has become the Mayor of Casterbridge, they reappear, and most of the novel deals with the problems and embitterments of his later life. The girl, Elizabeth Jane, who, he finally learns, is not his own daughter but Newson's, marries his business rival, Farfrae
 
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Jude the obscure
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Far from the madding crowdThe return of the nativeJude the obscureThe mayor of CasterbridgeThe woodlandersA pair of blue eyesTwo on a tower : a romanceDesperate remedies : a novel
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Author of Desperate remedies 1840-1928

Author of Under the greenwood tree 1840-1928

Chardi, Tomas

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

Ha-tai 1840-1928

Ha-tai, Tʻo-ma-ssu

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

Hārḍī, Ṭômasa

Hārdī, Tūmās

Hārdī, Tūmās 1840-1928

Hārdijs, Tomass 1840-1928

Hardis T.

Hardis Tomas

Hardy.

Hardy, T. 1840-1928

Hardy, T. E.

Hardy Th.

Hardy, Th 1840-1928

Hardy Thomas

Hardy Thomas Dufus

Hardy, Tom 1840-1928

Hardy, Tomás

Hardy, Tomáš 1840-1928

Hardy, Tomasz

Hardy, Tomasz 1840-1928

Khardi 1840-1928

Khardi, Tomas

Khardi, Tomas 1840-1928

Qardi 1840-1928

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy angla verkisto

Thomas Hardy anglický autor románů a básník

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Thomas Hardy britisk skribent og poet

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Thomas Hardy écrivain britannique

Thomas Hardy englischer Schriftsteller

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Tomas Hardi

Tomas Hardis

Tomass Hārdijs

Under the greenwood tree, Author of 1840-1928

Xardi, Tomas 1840-1928

Τόμας Χάρντι

Гарди Т

Гарди Т. 1840-1928

Гарди Томас

Гарди, Томас 1840-1928

Гарді Томас

Томас Гардзі

Томас Гарді

Томас Хардзі

Томас Харди

Томас Харди английский писатель

Харди Т.

Թոմաս Հարդի

הרדי, תומס 1840-1928

תומאס הרדי

תומאס הרדי סופר בריטי

توماس هاردي

توماس هاردي، 1840-1928

توماس هاردی

توماس هاردی شاعر و نویسنده بریتانیایی

تۆماس هاردی

थोमस् हार्डी

थोमस् हार्डी अंंग्रेजी कवि र उपन्यासकार

টমাস হার্ডি

ਥਾਮਸ ਹਾਰਡੀ

தாமஸ் ஹார்டி

థామస్ హార్డీ

ಥಾಮಸ್ ಹಾರ್ಡಿ

തോമസ് ഹാർഡി

โทมัส ฮาร์ดี

ဟာဒီ၊ သောမတ်စ်

თომას ჰარდი

토마스 하디

토마스 하아디

토머스 하디

토머스 하디 영국의 소설가이자 시인

하디 1840-1928

하디, T. 1840-1928

하디, 토마스 1840-1928

하디, 토머스 1840-1928

하아디

하아디 1840-1928

하아디, T. 1840-1928

하아디, 토마스 1840-1928

하아디, 토머스 1840-1928

トーマス・ハーディ

ハァディ, トマス

ハーディ, トーマス

哈代托瑪斯

哈代托瑪斯 1840-1928

托马斯·哈代

托马斯·哈代 英國小說家和詩人

湯瑪斯·哈代

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