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Thomas Hardy's vision of Wessex

Author: Simon Gatrell
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title reveals how Wessex became what it is, geographically, socially and culturally, beginning with Hardy's first poem in the 1860s and ending with "Winter Words", his last collection of verse.  Read more...

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Named Person: Thomas Hardy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Gatrell
ISBN: 0333748344 9780333748343
OCLC Number: 470352570
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: XVII-264 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface List of Illustrations Introduction The Conception and Birth of Wessex Variations on the Original Theme The First Evolutionary Leap Tess of the d'Urbervilles Handling New Wessex Collected Editions 1 Collected Editions 2 The Poetry Cider, Mead and Ale Sounds The Languages of Wessex Wessex Rail Conclusion: Politics, Guides and Critics Index
Responsibility: Simon Gatrell.
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'...brings Gatrell's formidable knowledge of Hardy's textual history to bear on the region's imaginative evolution.' - Bharat Tandon, Times Literary Supplement

 
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