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Hardy, Thomas 1840-1928

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Works: 5,917 works in 22,258 publications in 42 languages and 467,754 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Didactic fiction  Poetry  Domestic fiction  Musical fiction  Pastoral fiction 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Other, Honoree, Signer, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Contributor, Illustrator, Creator, Originator, Translator, Librettist
Classifications: PZ3.H222,
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Publications about Thomas Hardy
Publications by Thomas Hardy
Publications by Thomas Hardy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Thomas Hardy
 
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Most widely held works by Thomas Hardy
Tess of the d'Urbervilles : an authoritative text ; Hardy and the novel ; criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )
1,489 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in 31 languages and held by 19,620 libraries worldwide
A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading
The return of the native; an authoritative text, background [and] criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )
841 editions published between 1847 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 15,318 libraries worldwide
Set in the vast, brooding heathlands of England, it lays bare the frailties of human love
Far from the madding crowd : an authoritative text, backgrounds, criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )
816 editions published between 1817 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 13,485 libraries worldwide
Bathsheba Everdene is courted by three young men: an adventurer, a young farmer who becomes bailiff of the farm she inherits, and a neighboring farmer
Jude the obscure : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )
729 editions published between 1881 and 2016 in 19 languages and held by 13,418 libraries worldwide
"Marriage, the Church of England, and the British university system all come under criticism in a story about two cousins who love each other and want to improve their lot in life." "In this haunting love story, a couple who have each fled a previous marriage find love and fulfillment together, only to have tragedy overwhelm them." "Both having left earlier marriages, Jude Fawley and Sue Brideshead find happiness in their relationship. Ironically, when tragedy tests their union, it is Sue, the modern emancipated woman, who proves unequal to the challenge."
The mayor of Casterbridge; the life and death of a man of character by Thomas Hardy( Book )
695 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 20 languages and held by 10,775 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hardy's first masterpiece, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a scene of such heartlessness and cruelty that it still shocks readers today. A poor workman named Michael Henchard, in a fit of drunken rage, sells his wife and baby daughter to a stranger at a country fair. Stricken with remorse, Henchard forswears alcohol and works hard to become a prosperous businessman and the respected mayor of Casterbridge. But he cannot erase his past. His wife ultimately returns to offer Henchard the choice of redemption or a further descent into his own self-destructive nature. A dark, complex story, The Mayor of Casterbridge brims with invention, vitality, and even wit
Under the greenwood tree : a rural painting of the Dutch school by Thomas Hardy( Book )
521 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,455 libraries worldwide
A pastoral work telling of the struggle of the Mellstock Quire, a group of country church musicians, against the threat of their replacement by a single organist. It also tells of the love of Fancy Day and Dick Dewy
The woodlanders by Thomas Hardy( Book )
386 editions published between 1887 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,878 libraries worldwide
Set in the secluded forest community of Little Hintock, Thomas Hardy's The Woodlanders inextricably links the dramatic English landscape with the story of a woman caught between two rivals of radically different social statures. Grace Melbury is promised to her longtime companion, Giles Winterborne, a local woodlander and a gentle, steadfast man. When her socially motivated father pressures her to wed the ambitious doctor Edred Fitzpiers, Grace's loyalties shift -- and her decision leads to tumultuous consequences. With its explorations of class and gender, lust and betrayal, The Woodlanders is one of Hardy's most vivid and powerful works
A pair of blue eyes by Thomas Hardy( Book )
310 editions published between 1870 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,007 libraries worldwide
In a remote sea-swept parish in Cornwall, high-spirited young Elfride is the sheltered daughter of the Rector. She has little experience of the world until two men tear her life apart: the boyish architect, Stephen Smith, and the older literary man, Henry Knight. The former friends become rivals and Elfride faces an agonizing choice
The trumpet-major by Thomas Hardy( Book )
356 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,511 libraries worldwide
Hardy distrusted the application of nineteenth-century empiricism to history because he felt it marginalized important human elements. In The Trumpet Major, the tale of a woman courted by three competing suitors during the Napoleonic wars, he explores the subversive effects of ordinary human Hardy distrusted the application of nineteenth-century empiricism to history because he felt it marginalized important human elements
Wessex tales ; that is to say, the three strangers ; A tradition of eighteen hundred and four ; The melancholy Hussar ; The withered arm ; Fellow-townsmen ; Interlopers at the Knap ; the distracted preacher by Thomas Hardy( Book )
268 editions published between 1888 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,138 libraries worldwide
In Wessex Tales, his first collection of short stories, Hardy sought to record the legends, superstitions, local customs and lore of a Wessex that was rapidly passing out of memory. But these Tales also portray the social and economic stresses of Dorset in the 1880s, and reveal Hardy's growing skepticism about the possibility of achieving personal and sexual satisfaction in the modern world. --From publisher's description
Two on a tower by Thomas Hardy( Book )
250 editions published between 1882 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,958 libraries worldwide
Two on a Tower is Hardy's most complete and daring treatment of the theme of love between characters of different classes and ages. This sensational tale, which some reviewers of the first publication considered to be immoral, is informed throughout by the astronomical images and reflections that preoccupied Hardy at the time of the book's composition
Desperate remedies : a novel by Thomas Hardy( Book )
203 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,751 libraries worldwide
When Cytherea discovers that the man she loves is already engaged to his cousin, she is influenced by her employer's steward, and blackmail, murder, and romance ensue
The well-beloved : a sketch of a temperament by Thomas Hardy( Book )
244 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,730 libraries worldwide
Containing the 1892 serial version as well as the version that appeared in book form in 1897, this volume makes available one of Thomas Hardy's lesser-known works. At the center of the story is a sculptor obsessed with the ideal woman, who falls in love with three women in the same family, each of a different generation. Considering the storyline's possibilities, Hardy presents two different "what-ifs."
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Sound Recording )
109 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,671 libraries worldwide
Innocent Tess Durbeyfield's maidenhood is stolen by the dishonorable Alex d'Urberville and yet she is able to find true love with Angel Clare; their happiness is later shattered, for when her past is revealed, Clare rejects her love until it is too late
Life's little ironies : a set of tales, with some colloquial sketches, entitled, A few crusted characters by Thomas Hardy( Book )
238 editions published between 1883 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,476 libraries worldwide
A set of tales : with some colloquial sketches entitled A few crusted characters
Selected poems of Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy( Book )
73 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,327 libraries worldwide
Collects 104 of Hardy's poems, with notes
Collected poems of Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy( Book )
121 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,310 libraries worldwide
The hand of Ethelberta : a comedy in chapters by Thomas Hardy( Book )
199 editions published between 1876 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
The only novel from Hardy that that provides a lighter tale, The Hand of Ethelberta, gives account of the life of a woman who lifts herself to the higher classes of the society. [Publit]
The return of the native by Thomas Hardy( file )
75 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,954 libraries worldwide
A young beauty who feels trapped living in the country with her grandfather plots her escape with a dashing suitor. But her plans are shaken when a handsome local man returns from Paris, hoping to make her his bride. Torn by her passion for two men, and a dream she will never abandon, Eustacia Vye learns that fate holds all the answers
A group of noble dames; that is to say : the first Countess of Wessex, Barbara of the House of Grebe, the Marchioness of Stonehenge, Lady Mottisfont, the Lady Icenway, Squire Petrick's lady, Anna, Lady Baxby, the Lady Penelope, the Duchess of Hamptonshire and the Honourable Laura by Thomas Hardy( Book )
248 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,733 libraries worldwide
Ten gentlemen of the Wessex Field and Antiquarian Club gather to tell the love stories of ten ladies of rank
 
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Author of Desperate remedies 1840-1928
Author of Under the greenwood tree 1840-1928
Chardi, Tomas 1840-1928
Desperate remedies, Author of 1840-1928
Gardi, Tomas.
Gardi, Tomas 1840-1928
Ha-di, To-ma-seu 1840-1928
Ha-tai 1840-1928
Ha-tai, Tʻo-ma-ssu 1840-1928
Hadai 1840-1928
Hādī 1840-1928
Hadi, T'omasŭ 1840-1928
Harḍi, Thāmas 1840-1928
Hardi, Tomas
Hardî, Tômas 1840-1928
Hārdī, Tūmās 1840-1928
Hārdijs, Tomass 1840-1928
Hardy, T. E.
Hardy, Th 1840-1928
Hardy, Thomas
Hardy, Thomas Dufus
Hardy, Tom 1840-1928
Hardy, Tomáš 1840-1928
Hardy, Tomasz.
Hardy, Tomasz 1840-1928
Khardi, Tomas 1840-1928
Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy britisk skribent og poet
Thomas Hardy brittisk författare och poet
Thomas Hardy écrivain britannique
Thomas Hardy englischer Schriftsteller
Thomas Hardy poeta e scrittore britannico
Thomas Hardy schrijver
Tomas Hardi
Tomas Hardis
Tomass Hārdijs
Under the greenwood tree, Author of 1840-1928
Xardi, Tomas 1840-1928
Τόμας Χάρντι
Гарди Т. 1840-1928
Гарди, Томас 1840-1928
Томас Гардзі
Томас Гарді
Томас Хардзі
Томас Харди
Томас Харди английский писатель
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הרדי, תומס 1840-1928
תומאס הרדי
توماس هاردي
توماس هاردي، 1840-1928
توماس هاردی شاعر و نویسنده بریتانیایی
تۆماس هاردی
थोमस् हार्डी
টমাস হার্ডি
ਥਾਮਸ ਹਾਰਡੀ
தாமஸ் ஹார்டி
థామస్ హార్డీ
ಥಾಮಸ್ ಹಾರ್ಡಿ
തോമസ് ഹാർഡി
โทมัส ฮาร์ดี
ဟာဒီ၊ သောမတ်စ်
თომას ჰარდი
토머스 하디
하디 1840-1928
하디, T. 1840-1928
하디, 토마스 1840-1928
하디, 토머스 1840-1928
하아디, T. 1840-1928
하아디, 토마스 1840-1928
トーマス・ハーディ
ハーディ, トーマス
哈代托瑪斯 1840-1928
托马斯·哈代
湯瑪斯·哈代
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