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Thomas Hardy: the poetic structure by Jean R. Brooks

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Published by Elek in London .
Written in English


  • Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Fictional works.,
  • Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Technique.,
  • Pastoral fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Fiction -- Technique.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 319-327.

Statement[by] Jean R. Brooks.
SeriesNovelists and their world
LC ClassificationsPR4754 .B73 1971b
The Physical Object
Pagination336 p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5744251M
ISBN 100236154168
LC Control Number70881730

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  Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Thomas Hardy: the poetic structure by Brooks, Jean R. Publication date Topics Hardy, Thomas, , Hardy, Thomas, , Narration (Rhetoric) Publisher London, Elek CollectionPages: Thomas Hardy: the poetic structure. [Jean R Brooks] -- Building upon past criticism & scholarship, this ambitious & comprehensive study gives a balanced view of Thomas Hardy's total achievement. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Thomas Hardy's first literary endeavours were in verse, which he seemed to value more highly than prose. He began writing novels in the s when he was unable to get his poetry published, but he returned to verse later in life. Most of his poetry was published after

  Hardy favoured the lyric and ballad forms of poetry. Hardy’s poetry explores the themes of rural life and nature, love and loss, cosmic indifference, the ravages of time, the inevitability of death and the inhuman ironies of war. Hardy’s poetry is characterised by fatalistic pessimism, earthy realism, and abstract philosophising. 45 rows  Thomas Hardy, whose books include Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, . Thomas Hardy was born in , the son of a stonemason. He trained and practised as an architect, but, as soon as he could, earned his living by writing the novels which made him famous. Then, after Jude the Obscure was met with hostility, he abandoned fiction and devoted himself full time to writing what he really wanted to write: narrative, dramatic and lyric poetry. Thomas Hardy, born in the year , wrote both novels and poetry before dying in the year , at the age of 87, after becoming ill with pleurisy in late He was born to Thomas, who worked as a local builder and stonemason and Jemima, his mom.

‘The Convergence of the Twain’ by Thomas Hardy is an eleven section poem that is divided into sets of three lines, or tercets. These sections are portioned off like stanzas, and labelled with roman numerals. The poem does follow a structured rhyme scheme. Analysis of the poem “Afterwards” by Thomas Hardy. The reference to the back gate suggests closure, and is a very precise way of describing the end of the narrator’s life. This sense of closure is also demonstrated in the structure of the poem, which is self-contained in its alternate rhyming quatrains. Neutral Tones’ was written when Thomas Hardy () was a young man (in ) but not published until , when his first volume of poetry, Wessex Poems, appeared. It’s a quintessential Hardy poem, a bleak take on love and a relationship gone sour, yet – as the title makes clear – the poem tries to depict the scene in a neutral way, describing things as they were. Hardy's poetry spans a period of time from the s to his death in It is I just completed the variorum edition of Thomas Hardy: The Complete Poems, edited by James Gibson (Palgrave, ). I actually read every single poem in this massive tome, and all I can say is that it is breathtakingly amazing/5.