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Reading Hardy's Landscapes - M. Irwin

Reading Hardy's Landscapes

By: M. Irwin

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Published: 23rd March 2000
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Reading Hardy's Landscapes locates the essential energy of the novels in the descriptive details as much as in the story. The emphasis is on the author's habits of vision and imagination. It is instinctive in Hardy to locate his tales between the huge abstractions of time and space and the minute particularities of nature - a leaf, a minnow, a gnat. His human dramas unfold in a landscape and are part of that landscape, caught up in larger patterns of movement and change.

'...an eloquent, heartfelt appreciation of Thomas Hardy by a critic intimately familiar with the whole Hardy corpus.' - English Language Teaching

Introduction
Hardy's Insects
Noises in Hardy's Novels
The Poetry of Motion
Erosion, Deformation, and Reformation
Concatenations
'This Insubstantial Pageant"
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ISBN: 9780333741917
ISBN-10: 0333741919
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 171
Published: 23rd March 2000
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1