Thomas Hardy: The Guarded Life

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Few writers are as strongly associated with a particular place as Thomas Hardy. His role as unofficial historian of Wessex has come to define his reputation, yet only hints at the complexities of a man who cultivated aristocratic friends, spent several months each year in London and wrote some of the most popular, but also most vilified, novels of the Victorian period. In The Guarded Life, Ralph Pite explores these contradictions in the context of Hardy's relationships with women, friends and mentors; the social, family and ...

Thomas Hardy: The Guarded Life 2015, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9781509837687

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Thomas Hardy: The Guarded Life 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

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Thomas Hardy: The Guarded Life 2007, Picador, London

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Thomas Hardy: the Guarded Life 2006, Picador, London

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