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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 )

1,884 editions published between 1891 and 2017 in 28 languages and held by 20,379 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
The return of the native by Thomas Hardy( Book )

1,051 editions published between 1878 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 14,283 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 )

1,089 editions published between 1817 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 13,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsheba Everdene is courted by three men; an adventurer, a young farmer who becomes bailiff of the farm she inherits, and a neighboring farmer
Jude the obscure : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

987 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 13,356 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 : an authoritative text, backgrounds criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

997 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 20 languages and held by 12,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story about a headstrong man who rises to become the richest corn merchant and chief citizen in his town. Despite his great wealth and power, however, the man cannot forget his past
Under the greenwood tree : a rural painting of the Dutch school by Thomas Hardy( Book )

664 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,670 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
The woodlanders by Thomas Hardy( Book )

478 editions published between 1886 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 5,056 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( Book )

399 editions published between 1870 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote sea-swept parish in Cornwall, high-spirited young Elfride is the sheltered daughter of the Rector. She has little experience of the world until two men tear her life apart: the boyish architect, Stephen Smith, and the older literary man, Henry Knight. The former friends become rivals and Elfride faces an agonizing choice
The trumpet-major by Thomas Hardy( Book )

417 editions published between 1880 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,440 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 desire and conflicting loyalties on systematized versions of history. [Publit]
Desperate remedies : a novel by Thomas Hardy( Book )

280 editions published between 1870 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,936 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
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Recording )

159 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,750 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 )

142 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two on a tower by Thomas Hardy( Book )

238 editions published between 1882 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,213 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
The well-beloved : a sketch of a temperament by Thomas Hardy( Book )

158 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel is set in London and Portland, and follows the life of Jocelyn Pierston, a talented sculptor who has an obsession to find the perfect woman. Unfortunately this proves impossible in his eyes
The return of the native by Thomas Hardy( )

88 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young beauty who feels trapped living in the country with her grandfather plots her escape with a dashing suitor. But her plans are shaken when a handsome local man returns from Paris, hoping to make her his bride. Torn by her passion for two men, and a dream she will never abandon, Eustacia Vye learns that fate holds all the answers
The complete poems of Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy( Book )

66 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of the nineteenth-century English writer's poems features previously uncollected works including epigraphs, Domicilium, and songs from The Dynasts
Life's little ironies : a set of tales, with some colloquial sketches, entitled, A few crusted characters by Thomas Hardy( Book )

176 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories are a perfect way to enjoy and appreciate classic literature in reader-friendly, bite-sized chunks. This collection of perfectly polished little gems from Thomas Hardy, author of works such as Return of the Native and Far from the Madding Crowd, offers a great introduction to this renowned author
The hand of Ethelberta : a comedy in chapters by Thomas Hardy( Book )

186 editions published between 1876 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,455 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 group of noble dames; that is to say : the first Countess of Wessex, Barbara of the House of Grebe, the Marchioness of Stonehenge, Lady Mottisfont, the Lady Icenway, Squire Petrick's lady, Anna, Lady Baxby, the Lady Penelope, the Duchess of Hamptonshire and the Honourable Laura by Thomas Hardy( Book )

206 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten gentlemen of the Wessex Field and Antiquarian Club gather to tell the love stories of ten ladies of rank
Thomas Hardy by Norman Page( Book )

29 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both major novelist and major poet, with a distinctive off-beat and intensely personal style, Hardy is a modern poet born out of his time. This is a collection of some of his finest works
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The mayor of Casterbridge : an authoritative text, backgrounds criticism
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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 1840-1928

Ha-tai, Tʻo-ma-ssu 1840-1928

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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

Hardy, T. E.

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Under the greenwood tree, Author of 1840-1928

Xardi, Tomas 1840-1928

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Гарди Т. 1840-1928

Гарди, Томас

Гарди, Томас 1840-1928

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הרדי, תומס 1840-1928

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תומאס הרדי סופר בריטי

توماس هاردي

توماس هاردي، 1840-1928

توماس هاردی شاعر و نویسنده بریتانیایی

تۆماس هاردی

थोमस् हार्डी

টমাস হার্ডি

ਥਾਮਸ ਹਾਰਡੀ

தாமஸ் ஹார்டி

థామస్ హార్డీ

ಥಾಮಸ್ ಹಾರ್ಡಿ

തോമസ് ഹാർഡി

โทมัส ฮาร์ดี

ဟာဒီ၊ သောမတ်စ်

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토마스 하디

토마스 하아디

토머스 하디

하디 1840-1928

하디, T. 1840-1928

하디, 토마스 1840-1928

하디, 토머스 1840-1928


하아디 1840-1928

하아디, T. 1840-1928

하아디, 토마스 1840-1928


ハァディ, トマス

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哈代托瑪斯 1840-1928



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