Thomas hardy - (1840 - 1928) English poet, novelist and dramatist. Born near Dorchester in Dorset, the son of a stonemason. As well as his poetry, there was a flood of novels - including 'Jude the Obscure', 'Far from the Madding Crowd', 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles', and 'Desperate Remedies', all of which were based in fictitious locations in his home area of Wessex.
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Academy of American Poets: Thomas Hardy
Biography, photograph, and selected poems.
Free Online Library: Thomas Hardy
Biographical sketch, and online text of Tess of the d'Urbervilles.
Human Morality and the Laws of Nature
Single essay showing how Hardy pits variable, changeable, human morality against the laws of nature.
IMDb: Thomas Hardy
Filmography of films made from Hardy's novels.
The Victorian villa which Thomas Hardy designed and built for himself in 1885. History, plan of the gardens, visits seminars and the Thomas Hardy Essay Competition.
Fifty-one of his poems online.
The Thomas Hardy Online Society
Critiques, books to download, and photographs of Thomas Hardy.
Today in Literature: Thomas Hardy
Biographical stories about Hardy's life and the creation of specific works. Requires free registration to read full articles.
The Victorian Web: Thomas Hardy
Discussion of the author's work in historical context.
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