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Letters of Emma and Florence Hardy

Author: Emma Lavinia Gifford Hardy; Florence Emily Hardy; Michael Millgate
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It has been said that both Thomas Hardy's wives were livelier letter-writers than he was himself. They were certainly less discreet, especially on the subject of their marital grievances, with the result that Hardy's intensely private life and personality are uniquely illuminated in the letters of the two remarkable but very different women who knew him best. Inevitably overshadowed by their husband during their
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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Named Person: Emma Lavinia Gifford Hardy; Florence Emily Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Emma Lavinia Gifford Hardy; Florence Emily Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Emma Lavinia Gifford Hardy; Florence Emily Hardy; Thomas Hardy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Lavinia Gifford Hardy; Florence Emily Hardy; Michael Millgate
ISBN: 0198186096 9780198186090
OCLC Number: 33009945
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxv, 364 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Michael Millgate.
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This text contains the letters of Emma and Florence Hardy, and should be of interest to general readers interested in biography as well as students of Victorian and early twentieth-century literature.

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"This meticulously edited and fully annotated selection of the letters written by the two wives of Thomas Hardy provides interesting insights into the writer's world."--Nineteenth-Century Literature Read more...

 
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