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Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928)

Nationality: British Periods: British: 19th Century

writer of Return of the Native, Far from the Madding Crowd, , and Tess of the D’Urbervilles

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Criticism about Thomas Hardy

Back to the Future: Hardy, Poetry, Theory, Aporia.
This essay examines Hardy’s poetry and its critics.
Contains: Criticism
Author: Edward Neill
From: Victorian Poetry Volume 36, no. 1, Spring 1998
Thomas Hardy Articles
This site links to several scholarly articles about Thomas Hardy and his writings, including “Thomas Hardy as a Medievalist,” “Thomas Hardy in Aberdeen,” and “Hardy and Conrad.”
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Author: Mark Simon

Biographical sites about Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy
This page from the companion web site to XJ Kennedy and Dana Gioia’s “Introduction to Fiction” text includes a biography, critical overview, and bibliography of the writer.
Contains: Sketch, Bibliography, Commentary
Author: XJ Kennedy and Dana Gioia
Thomas Hardy
Provides a brief biographical sketch of the poet, and the full text of several poems.
Contains: Sketch, Pictures, Bibliography, Webliography
Author: Academy of American Poets
Thomas Hardy: A Chronology
This site provides a comprehensive year by year timeline of Thomas Hardy’s life.
Contains: Timeline
Author: Mark Simons
Keywords: life, history, biography

Other sites about Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy Resource Library
This site about Thomas Hardy addresses the areas of texts, biography, media, Dorset, and links providing a good place to start for anyone finding information about Hardy and his writing. Mark Simons, creator of the site, states “Whether you are a scholar, a student, or you just enjoy reading Hardy, my hope is that you’ll find something of value here.”
Contains: Timeline, Pictures, Commentary, Criticism, Webliography
Author: Mark Simons

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013