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Wessex of Thomas Hardy by Windle, Bertram Coghill Alan Sir

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Published by J. Lane, The Bodley Head in London, New York .
Written in English



  • Dorset (England),
  • England,
  • Wessex.


  • Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Wessex,
  • Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Wessex,
  • Dorset (England) -- Description and travel,
  • Dorset (England) -- Intellectual life

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Bertram C.A. Windle ; illustrated by Edmund H. New.
LC ClassificationsDA670.D7 W7
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 332 p. :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6915094M
LC Control Number02009169

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When this novel was published in , the reading public's shocked reaction created a scandal so big and criticism of author Thomas Hardy so intense that Hardy bitterly gave up writing fiction forevermore. This was the kind of book that was probably hidden under the mattress and secretly read by candlelight. What was all the fuss about?/5(). In addition to his great "Wessex Novels," Thomas Hardy wrote Wessex Tales (), a collection of six stories written in the s and s that, for the most part, are as bleakly ironic and unforgiving as the darkest of his great novels -- Jude the Obscure. But this great novelist began and ended his writing career as a poet/5.   THOMAS HARDY: WESSEX POEMS AND OTHER VERSES Edited by A.H. Ninham A book of Thomas Hardy's poetry from , including some favourites such as 'Neutral Tones', 'She To Him', 'A Sign-Seeker', and 'Thoughts of Phena'. Thomas Hardy Pages:   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency The Wessex of Thomas Hardy by Windle, Bertram Coghill Alan, Sir, Publication date Topics Hardy, Thomas, , Dorset (England) -- Description and travelPages:

About this Item: New York, Johnson Reprint Corparation, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Comple set of this beautiful reissue of the Wessex Edition of Thomas Hardy´s Works. Book are printed on handmade paper at the Curwen Press and bound in full dark chieftain goatskin. Thomas Hardy's novels are set in the fictional county of Wessex, which was his collective name for the counties of southwestern England. Hardy knew this part of the country well, as he himself grew up in the county of Dorset. This is a brilliant novel, complete with Hardy’s typical strong characterization and emotional impact, with a dramatic mystery that is wonderfully paced. This book was simply a pleasure, with some beautifully rhythmic prose and an adventurous book, for its time. This book contains a number of short stories by Thomas Hardy. The writing is well up to the expectations of this west country author and is set in the Dorset countryside around the town of /5(92).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Windle, Bertram Coghill Alan, Sir, Wessex of Thomas Hardy. London ; New York: J. Lane, ‘Wessex Heights’ by Thomas Hardy is an eight stanza poem that is separated into sets of four lines, known as quatrains. These quatrains are quite long, containing somewhere around words per line. The lines follow a very consistent rhyme scheme that conforms to the pattern of AABB CCDD, and so on, changing end sounds as the poet saw fit.   Biography books Thomas Hardy: Half a Londoner by Mark Ford review – how the capital shaped Hardy’s Wessex This remarkable study considers the Author: Dinah Birch. Thomas Hardy is famous for his novels of nineteenth century rural life. Rich in description and dialect, they are written museums of a vanished culture. Hardy set them in Wessex, an imaginary region mapped onto the geography of south and south-west England. Hardy was born in near Dorchester Author: Ceri Hunter.