Thomas Hardy's poem "Hap" expresses disappointment at the lack of higher meaning in the tragedies that happen to people. The poet says he would prefer to know that his sufferings c...
English writer Thomas Hardy is best known for his novels Far From the Madding Crowd (1874), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) and Jude the Obscure (1896). He spent most of his life in rural Dorset, which provided a background for his fiction. Traine...
June 2, 1840,
Upper Bockhampton, England
January 11, 1928
Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist
and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced
One of the most renowned poets and novelists in English literary history, Thomas
Hardy was born in 1840 in the English village of Higher Bockhampton in the ...
was one of the most famous novelists of the Victorian period, even though works like "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" and "Jude the Obscure" were so controversial that he said he would never write another novel. According to popular legend, a cat made off with ... More »
Thomas Hardy, the son of a stonemason, was born in Dorset, England, on June 2
, 1840. He trained as an architect and worked in London and Dorset for ten ...
Thomas Hardy. Biography of Thomas Hardy and a searchable collection of works
With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's science
fiction thriller Inception (2010), English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the
May 6, 2015 ... Thomas Hardy, (born June 2, 1840, Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, England—died
January 11, 1928, Dorchester, Dorset), English novelist and ...
Sep 12, 2015 ... Discussion of the author's work in historical context.