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|Named Person:||Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy, (Weaver)|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Notes:||Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 14 févr. 2012).
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Contents: Introduction, Rosemarie Morgan; Part I Bibliographic Studies: Hardy bibliographies, Charles P.C. Pettit; The first 100 years of Hardy criticism: 1871-1971, W. Eugene Davis; Hardy archives, Charles P.C. Pettit. Part II Historical and Cultural Context: Hardy and Victorian popular culture: performing modernity in music-hall and melodrama, Richard Nemesvari; Hardy in (a time of) transition, Suzanne J. Flynn; Hardy and law: sexual relations and 'matrimonial divergence', William A. Davis. Part III An Early Literary Influence and a Late Topographical Construct: From Stratford to Casterbridge: the influence of Shakespeare, Dennis Taylor; The evolution of Wessex, Rosemarie Morgan with Scott Rode. Part IV Bodies of Knowledge and Belief: Philosophy, metaphysics and music in Hardy's cosmic vision, Mark Asquith; One church, several faiths, no Lord: Thomas Hardy, art and belief, Timothy Hands; Evolution and deep time in selected works of Hardy, Kevin Padian; Hardy's poetic cosmology and the 'new astronomy', Pamela Gossin; Hardy and scientific humanism, Andrew Radford; 'Tune' and 'thought': the uses of music in Hardy's poetry, John Hughes. Part V Critical Approaches: Psychological approaches to Thomas Hardy, Suzanne Keen; Hardy and gender, Judith Mitchell; Hardy and the cinema: 'a plethoric growth in knowledge', Paul J. Niemeyer. Part VI Genre and Case Studies: Hardy's short stories, Sophie Gilmartin; The Dynasts: Hardy's contribution to the epic tradition, Harold Orel; Hardy: the driftiness of tragedy, Dale Kramer; Hardy and masculinity: the case of A Pair of Blue Eyes and Jude the Obscure, Phillip Mallett; Reading absences in Hardy's lyrics: representation and recognition, DeSales Harrison. Part VII Illustrators and Biographers: Illustrating Hardy's novels, Ian Rogerson; Hardy and the biographers, Phillip Mallett. Part VIII The Millennium: Sage Writers in Tribute to Their Muse: 'The proudest songster of them all': some thoughts on three 'everyday' lyrics, Tom Paulin;|
|Responsibility:||edited by Rosemarie Morgan.|
Classified as 'Research Essential' by Baker & Taylor YBP Library Services 'The Ashgate Research Companion does include some illuminating interpretative essays, including Andrew Radford on Hardy's