Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) - Victorian Web

1750; MOVED TO EDGECOMBE CO., NC, IN 1756; 1779 RECEIVES WORD THAT OLDER BROTHER RICHARD (III) HAD DIED, AND RICHARD'S ONLY SON HARDY HAD DIED WITHOUT HEIR; EVIDENCE INDICATES WIFE ANN DIED AFTER BEARING AT LEAST 3 OF 4 SONS, BUT NAME ANN AS WIFE APPEARS LATER (POSSIBLY 2 WIVES NAMED ANN); BY PROFESSION A HATTER
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Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet
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Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) | The War Poets Association

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was a major Victorian novelist and short story writer who transformed himself into a major twentieth-century poet. He grew up near Dorchester, a builder’s son, and never went to university, but worked as an architect for several years. Finding that no one wanted to publish his poems, he began to write novels set in his home patch, ‘Wessex’, and made a breakthrough with Far from the Madding Crowd (1874). Other very popular novels followed, but after attacks on Tess of the d’Urbervilles (1891) and Jude the Obscure (1895), he turned from fiction to poetry, publishing the first of many volumes, Wessex Poems, in 1898. His Poems of 1912-13, inspired by the death of his wife, are among the greatest in English.

Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928: free web books, online

A selective list of online literary criticism for the English Victorian novelist and poet Thomas Hardy, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)
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