Wessex Tales [EasyRead Large Edition] by Thomas Hardy

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Number of Pages540
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Open LibraryOL9373184M
ISBN 10142506373X
ISBN 109781425063733

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Wessex Tales was the first collection of Hardy's short stories, and they reflect the experience of a novelist at the height of his powers. These seven tales, in which characters and scenes are imbued with a haunting realism, show considerable diversity of content, form and style, and range from fantasy to realism and from tragedy to comedy/5(92).

Wessex tales: that is to Wessex Tales [EasyRead Large Edition] book the three strangers, a tradition of eighteen hundred and four, the melancholy husar, the witherd arm, fellow-townsmen, interlopers at.

Buy Wessex Tales (Volume 1 of 2) (EasyRead Super Large 20pt Edition) by Hardy, Thomas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(1). 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 disparities created by the role of class status in.

'Wessex Tales' was the first collection of Hardy's short stories, and they reflect the experience of a novelist at the height of his powers. These seven tales, in which characters and scenes are imbued with a haunting realism, show considerable diversity of content, form and style, and range from fantasy to realism and from tragedy to comedy.3/5(3).

The stories are all set in either Wessex or London (the latter with Wessex connections), and the last third of the book is taken up with 'A Few Crusted Characters', a collection of stories-within-a-story, as told to a returning traveller by the occupants of a horse-drawn bus to s: WT – Wessex Tales () TotD – Tess of the d'Urbervilles () JtO – Jude the Obscure () WB – The Well-Beloved () WP – Wessex Poems and Other Verses () Table of Wessex place-names, their actual places, and their appearance in Hardy's novels.

"Wessex tales" is well worth more than the book price for "The Withered Arm" alone - a wonderfully atmospheric piece that maintains its unrelenting grip throughout.

The story evokes the Dorset countryside and its people with as much success as it continally creates chilling frissons via its cleverly paced s: Buy The Well-Beloved A Sketch of a Temperament: [EasyRead Super Large 18pt Edition] by Hardy, Thomas from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

Everyday low Reviews: In addition to his great "Wessex Novels," Thomas Hardy wrote Wessex Tales (), a collection of Wessex Tales [EasyRead Large Edition] book 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. In-between, he wrote a number of books that m/5(93). These tales and sketches possess all the power of his novels: the wealth of description, the realistic portrayal of the quaint lore of Wessex, the Chaucerian humour and characterisation, the shrewd and critical psychology, the poignant estimate of human nature and the brooding sense of wonder at the essential mystery of s: Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month [EasyRead Super Large 18pt Edition] Theodore Roosevelt.

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Transcribed from the Macmillan and Co. edition by David Price, email [email protected] WESSEX TALES. Contents: Preface An Imaginative Woman The Three Strangers The Withered Arm Fellow-Townsmen Interlopers at the. Rare books and poems by Thomas Hardy, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of Jude the Obscure, Wessex Tales, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, and handsome sets of the collected works.

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It was first published in with 5 stories. A new edition was published inwhich included a new story "An Imaginative Woman." There was one more edition in which included the core five stories, but seemingly played musical chairs with. Editions for Wessex Tales: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback pu.

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Wessex Tales is a collection of tales written by English novelist and poet 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.4/5(1).

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The Delphi. When William Marchmill had finished his inquiries for lodgings at a well-known wateringplace in Upper Wessex, he returned to the hotel to find his wife. She, with the children, hadrambled along the shore, and Marchmill followed in the direction indicated by the militarylooking hall-porter'By Jove.

USA: Harpers, 1st Edition USA Etching by H Macbeth-Raeburn, with tissue guard, and a map of Wessex. Book is very good++ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed. Small repaired 5mm nick yo spine top. Contents very good with small stain to edge on title page.

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Wessex Tales Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Subject: Wessex (England) -- Fiction Category: Sound: audio books by Jane Austen.

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Wessex Tales. By Thomas Hardy, Kathryn R. King. Author: Thomas Hardy Title: Wessex Tales Subtitle: Strange, Lively and Commonplace ISBN: Publisher: The Folio Society Publication Date: Edition: first edition thus Condition: very fine Genre: Fiction Format: Hardback.

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It is generally considered to have appeared inbut the collection only came under this title in The Edition from included five stories, in added Hardy a sixth story. In preparing the edition of he removed a story and added two. This version has seven stories, written in a period of.Wessex Tales is a popular book by Thomas Hardy.

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Choose the part of Wessex Tales which you .ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: [] p. ; 22 cm. Contents: The three strangers --A tradition of eighteen hundred and four --The melancholy hussar --The withered arm --Fellow townsmen --Interlopers at the Knap --The .

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