Cris Yelland (essay date 1995)
SOURCE: Yelland, Cris. “Hardy's Allusions and the Problem of ‘Pedantry’.” Australia Journal of Linguistics 4, no. 1 (1995): 17-30.
[In the following essay, Yelland builds on the work of previous critics in a discussion of whether Hardy's use of allusion is “pedantic,” and how Hardy's sense of cultural pluralism relates to Victorian concepts of high culture.]
1 HARDY'S ‘PEDANTRY’ AS A LITERARY CRITICAL QUESTION
A good deal of Hardy criticism, from Victorian reviews on, is severe on Hardy's...
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