The Darkling Thrush and other Poems by Thomas Hardy

After the publication of Jude the Obscure in 1896, Thomas Hardy resolved to write no novels Between 1898 and his death in 1928, he published a number of books of poetry that together form one of the greatest poetic achievements of the past hundred years in the English language Gordon Beningfield s pictures in Hardy Country succeeded spendidly in conveying the atmospAfter the publication of Jude the Obscure in 1896, Thomas Hardy resolved to write no novels Between 1898 and his death in 1928, he published a number of books of poetry that together form one of the greatest poetic achievements of the past hundred years in the English language Gordon Beningfield s pictures in Hardy Country succeeded spendidly in conveying the atmosphere and feeling of Hardy s Dorset as it survives today This new selection of Hardy s poems is illustrated with many of the finest of these pictures, together with others that have been specially undertaken The Hardy poems, both famous and unfamiliar, illuminated with Beningfield s paintings and drawings, make a beautiful and evocative introduction to the poet s work, a book to read and looked at time and again.
The Darkling Thrush and other Poems by Thomas Hardy After the publication of Jude the Obscure in Thomas Hardy resolved to write no novels Between and his death in he published a number of books of poetry that together form one of the g

  • Title: The Darkling Thrush and other Poems by Thomas Hardy
  • Author: Thomas Hardy
  • ISBN: 9780670806805
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Hardcover
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    Thomas Hardy

    Thomas Hardy, OM, was an English author of the naturalist movement, although in several poems he displays elements of the previous romantic and enlightenment periods of literature, such as his fascination with the supernatural He regarded himself primarily as a poet and composed novels mainly for financial gain The bulk of his work, set mainly in the semi fictional land of Wessex, delineates characters struggling against their passions and circumstances Hardy s poetry, first published in his 50s, has come to be as well regarded as his novels, especially after The Movement of the 1950s and 1960s The term cliffhanger is considered to have originated with Thomas Hardy s serial novel A Pair of Blue Eyes in 1873 In the novel, Hardy chose to leave one of his protagonists, Knight, literally hanging off a cliff staring into the stony eyes of a trilobite embedded in the rock that has been dead for millions of years This became the archetypal and literal cliff hanger of Victorian prose.Excerpted from.

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    • Jean said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 10:17 AM

      The Darkling Thrush and other poems could be called a literary coffee table book. A large hardback in landscape format, it gives equal prominence to paintings of the English countryside by Gordon Beningfield alongside pastoral poems by Thomas Hardy. It was originally published in 1985.Gordon Beningfield was a renowned and prolific British wildlife artist and broadcaster, and a strong advocate for the protection of the English countryside and its varied wildlife.Abbotsbury Barn He grew up in Lond [...]

    • Bettie☯ said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 10:17 AM

      Nation's Favourite Poems: features in a 1996 nationwide poll compilation.Originally titled By the Century's Deathbed, it was published on New Years Day 1901 in The Times.

    • Emily said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 10:17 AM

      Hardy definitely showcases his dissatisfaction with the world in this poem as the speaker does not understand the bird's happiness.

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