Thesis (M.A.) - University of Toronto, 1962.
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Akhil V. P., “Ecology and Literature: An analysis of Thomas Hardy's Novel as Novels of Character & Environment”, Down to Earth, THE WESSEX NOVELS I: NOVELS OF CHARACTER AND ENVIRONMENT: THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE. [Thomas. Hardy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE WESSEX NOVELS I: NOVELS OF CHARACTER AND ENVIRONMENT: THE RETURN OF THE : Thomas. Hardy. : Character and Environment in the Novels of Thomas Hardy (Studies in Thomas Hardy) (): Herbert Borthwick Grimsditch: Books. Character and Environment in the Novels of Thomas Hardy. By Herbert B. Grimsditch. Read preview. Excerpt. The novelist, as distinguished from the romance- writer, must grapple with the problems of human character and conduct; and though he approaches these problems as an observer rather than a moralist it is almost inevitable that he should.
(Hermann Lea, Thomas Hardy's Wessex, xvii) Hardy set his "Novels of Character and Environment," as he did most of his other novels, poems and short stories, around the market town of Dorchester ('Casterbridge'), near his boyhood home at Bockhampton, on the edge of 'Egdon' Heath. Hardy himself classified his novels under three headings: "novels of character and environment" such as Tess of the D'Urbervilles, "romances . Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June - 11 January ) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth. Norman Page’s Thomas Hardy: The Novels () offers a close study of selected passages from four of Hardy’s major works: The Mayor of Casterbridge, Far From the Madding Crowd, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure. The book is divided into two parts: “The Novels” and “The Context”.
Tess of the d’Urbevilles is Hardy’s best novel. It is unmatched in its presentation of tragedy, femininity, and hypocrisy. The prose is blissfully beautiful. The plot is both incredibly sad and compelling. The central characters, particularly Tess. character in the story. The following pages were written as a tribute to Hardy’s “dream country” (Alexander 7)1 and his extraordinary talent, which allowed him to portray the struggle of individuals in tales and novels “set against a background of immemorial traditions and customs” (Galea ). Social Influences on the Female in the Novels of Thomas Hardy by Jessica D. Notgrass Many female characters in Thomas Hardy’s novels clearly illustrate one of the Victorian stereotypes of women: the proper, submissive housewife or the rebellious, independent dreamer. v, 86 leaves. This item appears in the following Collection(s) Search ESIRC.