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New Perspectives on Thomas Hardy - Charles P. C. Pettit

New Perspectives on Thomas Hardy

By: Charles P. C. Pettit (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 29th May 1994
ISBN: 9780333606605
Number Of Pages: 213

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New Perspectives on Thomas Hardy is a lively and varied collection of new essays on Thomas Hardy, contributed by some of the world's leading Hardy scholars. The essays range widely over Hardy's work, thought, creative methods and life, and show a variety of critical approaches. The essays collected here will appeal equally to scholars, students and non-academic Hardy enthusiasts.

Notes on Contributors - Introduction - 'The Characteristic of all Great Poetry, the General Perfectly Reduced in the Particular': Thomas Hardy; J.Gibson - 'Something More to Be Said': Hardy's Creative Process and the Case of Tess and Jude; P.J.Casagrande - Hardy and the City; M.Slater - 'Thoroughfares of Stones': Hardy's 'Other' Love Poetry; T.Johnson - 'Moments of Vision': Postmodernising Tess of the d'Urbervilles: or, Tess of the d'Urbervilles Faithfully Presented by Peter Widdowson; P.Widdowson - 'Bosh' or: Believing Neither More nor Less; Hardy, George Eliot and God; Lance St John Butler - 'Good Faith, You Do Talk!': Some Features of Hardy's Dialogue; R.Chapman - 'A Bewildered Child and His Conjurors': Hardy and the Ideas of his Time; T.Hands - Conscious Artistry in The Mayor of Casterbridge; C.Raine - Hardy's Vision of the Individual in Tess of the d'Urbervilles; C.P.C.Pettit - Questions Arising from Hardy's Visits to Cornwall; F.B.Pinion - Index

ISBN: 9780333606605
ISBN-10: 0333606604
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 213
Published: 29th May 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 2