Complete Works of Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy
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One of the few authors to distinguish himself with equal merit in poetry and novel writing, Thomas Hardy remains one of English literature’s leading figures. For the first time in publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents Hardy’s complete works, with scarce texts, numerous illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 8)



Features:

* illustrated with countless images relating to Hardy and his works

* annotated with concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* each novel has its own contents table - easily navigate between chapters!

* information on the lost first novel 'THE POOR MAN AND THE LADY', with a rare novella and poem tracing its content

* ALL of the short stories with BOTH chronological and alphabetical contents tables

* the compete plays – even including the rare “Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall” available nowhere else as a digital book

* ALL of the poems with their own separate chronological and alphabetical contents tables – find that special poem easily and quickly!

* the poems are ALSO presented in their original collections, each with its own table

* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

* special Hardy’s Wessex Map to accompany your reading of the novels

* includes a special criticism section, with 6 different texts from other authors and critics, examining Hardy's literary work in detail

* D. H. Lawrence's lengthy critical book A STUDY OF THOMAS HARDY

* Hardy's wife's TWO biographies - explore the great writer's life in detail - available nowhere else

* UPDATED with newly formatted texts, introductions, corrections and many more images



The Novels

THE POOR MAN AND THE LADY

AN INDISCRETION IN THE LIFE OF AN HEIRESS

DESPERATE REMEDIES

UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

A PAIR OF BLUE EYES

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA

THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE

THE TRUMPET-MAJOR

A LAODICEAN

TWO ON A TOWER

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

THE WOODLANDERS

TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES

THE WELL-BELOVED

JUDE THE OBSCURE



The Short Story Collections

WESSEX TALES

LIFE’S LITTLE IRONIES

A GROUP OF NOBLE DAMES



The Short Stories

CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF HARDY’S SHORT STORIES

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF HARDY’S SHORT STORIES



The Verse Dramas

THE DYNASTS

TRAGEDY OF THE QUEEN OF CORNWALL



The Poetry Collections

WESSEX POEMS AND OTHER VERSES

POEMS OF THE PAST AND THE PRESENT

TIME’S LAUGHINGSTOCKS AND OTHER VERSES

SATIRES OF CIRCUMSTANCE

MOMENTS OF VISION AND MISCELLANEOUS VERSES

LATE LYRICS AND EARLIER WITH MANY OTHER VERSES

HUMAN SHOWS FAR PHANTASIES SONGS, AND TRIFLES

WINTER WORDS IN VARIOUS MOODS AND METRES



The Poems

LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER



The Criticism

A STUDY OF THOMAS HARDY by D.H. Lawrence

THOMAS HARDY by Leon H. Vincent

THE LYRICAL POETRY OF THOMAS HARDY by Edmund Gosse

UNDER FRENCH ENCOURAGEMENT by David Christie Murray

THOMAS HARDY by John Cowper Powys

A NOTE ON THE GENIUS OF THOMAS HARDY by Arthur Symons



The Biographies

THE EARLY LIFE OF THOMAS HARDY, 1841–1891 by Florence Hardy

THE LATER YEARS OF THOMAS HARDY, 1892–1928 by Florence Hardy



Hardy’s Wessex Map



 

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Published April 5, 2011 by Delphi Classics.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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