[Reading] ➸ Preface to Hardy: Preface Books Series (2nd Edition) By Merryn Williams – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk

Preface to Hardy: Preface Books Series (2nd Edition) A Preface To Hardy Remains The Best Introduction To One Of The Most Important And Popular Writers In English Literature The First Section Concentrates On Hardy The Man And Outlines The Intellectual And Cultural Context In Which He Lived The Author Then Moves On To Examine A Wide Range Of Hardy S Work, With Particular Reference To The Mayor Of Casterbridge There Is New Material On Hardy S Short Stories And Their Relation To The Major Novels, And On The Dynasts, Which Accompanies A Study Of A Range Of Hardy S Other Poetry.

11 thoughts on “Preface to Hardy: Preface Books Series (2nd Edition)

  1. says:

    This is an excellent introduction to Hardy and his setting If you are someone like me, who enjoy Hardy s works tremendously but do not have enough time to spend on lengthy biographies, then this is a good book It is divided into three parts The Writer and his Setting Hardy s Life, Hardy the countryman, Hardy the Victorian , Critical Survey includes Hardy s heroes and their predicaments, introductions to short stories and the Dynasts, selected poems ...

  2. says:

    Considering how much I disliked the other Hardy book by the same author, I have to say this one was worth reading While a small thing, my favourite tit bit from this book was a drawing cartoon of God talking to Hardy.

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