Thomas Hardy

A Literary Life

  • Authors
  • James Gibson

Part of the Literary Lives book series (LL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. James Gibson
    Pages 1-2
  3. James Gibson
    Pages 41-137
  4. James Gibson
    Pages 138-195
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 196-206

About this book


Thomas Hardy in the Literary Lives series relates Hardy's life to his career as a writer, giving particular attention to his determination as a young man to make literature his career, his methodical preparation during the first thirty years of his life for that career, the writing of his fourteen published novels and the fame they brought him, and then, the culmination of his life as writer, his emergence in his remaining thirty years as one of the very greatest of English poets and the writer of The Dynasts.


English literature novel Thomas Hardy

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