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Thomas Hardy : a literary life

Author: James Gibson
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1996.
Series: Literary lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work relates Hardy's life to his career, his methodological preparation during the first 30 years of his life for that career, the writing of his 14 published novels and the fame they brought him. It also offers a culmination of his life as a writer.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibson, James, 1919-
Thomas Hardy.
Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1996
(OCoLC)605301851
Named Person: Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Gibson
ISBN: 0333438302 9780333438305 0333438310 9780333438312 0312159455 9780312159450
OCLC Number: 34597129
Description: xi, 206 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Phase the first : preparing to be a writer (1840-70) --
Phase the second : the novelist (1870-97) --
Phase the third : the poet (1898-1928).
Series Title: Literary lives.
Responsibility: James Gibson.

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'Gibson is the magister ludi of Hardy studies...Gibson brings to Hardy's life the weight of his own history, expertise and variegated Hardy knowledge. The book is continually alive with interest, Read more...

 
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