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Wessex tales

by Thomas Hardy

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesHis works -- v. 13
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 290 p.
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24152062M
OCLC/WorldCa17719829

Get this from a library! Wessex tales. [Thomas Hardy; Kathryn R King] -- "In this, his first collection of short stories, Hardy sought to record the legends, superstitions, local customs, and lore of a Wessex that was rapidly passing out of memory. But these tales also. This is a copyrighted computer-generated audio performance of Project Gutenberg's public domain book, "Wessex Tales". It is available as a series of MP3 files, one file per chapter. mp3.

Wessex Tales, a collection of short stories including The Three Strangers, The Withered Arm and The Distracted Preacher, deal with a number of timeless themes seen so often in Hardy’s work, including marriage, class, revenge and disappointed love. Many of the tales have a supernatural tinge, and all are set around Hardy’s much loved homeland. Each volume chemised and housed together in a quarter blue morocco slipcase. ìWessex Tales was published at 12s. in an edition of copies on 4 May Only copies were bound up, however, and unbound sheets were later remainderedî (Purdy). The five stories collected as Wessex Tales had all been published previously in serial form.

Feb 01,  · Wessex Tales Contents An imaginative woman -- The three strangers -- The withered arm -- Fellow-townsmen -- Interlopers at the Knap -- The distracted preacher. EMBED (for simplicityhsd.com hosted blogs and simplicityhsd.com item tags).


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Jun 23,  · The Wessex Tales really border on old superstitions and tricks the mind can play, almost to the level of science fiction writing.

I have been lucky to find the 52 novels in one book for just $ and so I am going to finish up by reading everything.

He was my writing "father," and now that I'm retired, I can get to know the whole body of his /5(21). In addition to his great "Wessex Novels," Thomas Hardy wrote Wessex Tales (), a collection of six stories written in the s and s that, for the most part, are as bleakly ironic and unforgiving as the darkest of his great novels -- Jude the Obscure.

But this great novelist began and ended his writing career as a poet/5. Wessex Tales is an collection of tales written by English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy, many of which are set before Hardy's birth in [citation needed] In the various short stories, Hardy writes of the true nature of nineteenth-century marriage and its inherent restrictions, the use of grammar as a diluted form of thought, the.

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Jul 08,  · Wessex Tales is an collection of tales written by Thomas Hardy, many of which are set before Hardy's birth in Through them, Thomas Hardy talks about nineteenth century marriage, grammar, class status, how men and women were viewed, medical diseases and more.5/5.

Wessex Tales is a collection of six short stories written by Hardy in the ’s. If you’ve never read Hardy they’ll serve as a good introduction to his writing. Though not as comprehensive as his major works they do contain all the ingredients that make him instantly recognisable.

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No, but now that I understand this author's vision of life, I doubt I would listen to another book by Thomas Hardy. Which scene was your favorite. Wessex Tales is a collection of six short stories written by Hardy in the ’s. If you’ve never read Hardy they’ll serve as a good introduction to his writing.

Though not as comprehensive as his major works they do contain all the ingredients that make him instantly recognisable/5(K). Wessex Tales is an collection of tales written by Thomas Hardy, many of which are set before Hardy's birth in Through them, Thomas Hardy talks about nineteenth century marriage, grammar, class status, how men and women were viewed, medical diseases and more.

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Thomas Hardy is one of the few major novelists (simplicityhsd.comce was another) who is equally celebrated as a poet and a writer of short stories. Wessex Tales is a collection of his best-known tales which he shaped and re-shaped during his lifetime.

It gathers together incidents, anecdotes, and folk memories.Nov 07,  · Wessex tales: that is to say, The three strangers, A tradition of eighteen hundred and four, The melancholy hussar, The withered arm, Fellow-townsmen, Interlopers at the Knap, The distracted preacher.