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Thomas Hardy : a biography revisited

Author: Michael Millgate
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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First published in 1982, Michael Millgate's biography of Thomas Hardy is firmly established as the classic, authoritative life of the great novelist and poet. In this expanded and revised new  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Millgate
ISBN: 0199275661 9780199275663 9780199275656 0199275653
OCLC Number: 70127734
Notes: This ed. originally published: 2004.
Description: xi, 625 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Hardys and hands --
Bockhampton --
Dorchester --
London --
The poor man and the lady --
St Juliot --
Far from the madding crowd --
Marriage --
Sturminster Newton --
The return of the native --
Illness --
Return to Dorchester --
Max Gate --
The woodlanders --
The writing of Tess --
The publication of Tess --
Florence Henniker --
The making of Jude --
The publication of Jude --
Keeping separate --
Pessimistic meliorist --
The dynasts --
After the visit --
A funeral --
A second marriage --
Life-writing --
Tea at Max Gate --
Plays and players --
Last things.
Responsibility: Michael Millgate.

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...the updated work is likely to be the standard biography for at least another twenty years. * Noah Heringman, Studies in English Literature *

 
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