- Thomas Hardy (Critical Survey of Drama, Second Revised Edition)
- Thomas Hardy (Critical Survey of Poetry: British, Irish, & Commonwealth Poets)
- Thomas Hardy (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
- Thomas Hardy (Dictionary of World Biography: The 19th Century)
- Thomas Hardy (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- Thomas Hardy (Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Second Revised Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: Thomas Hardy
- First Published: 1886
- Type of Work: Novel
- Type of Plot: Social realism
- Time of Work: Nineteenth century
- Genres: Long fiction, Social realism, Novel
- Subjects: Love or romance, Nineteenth century, Marriage, Rural or country life, Class consciousness, England or English people, Adultery, Merchants
- Locales: Europe, Wessex, England, United Kingdom
Wessex. Fictional region of England in which Thomas Hardy set most of his major novels. It is situated east of the Cornish coast, between the River Thames and the English Channel. At the time in which this story is set it is still very much a rural setting.
Little Hintock. Wessex village so closely intertwined with the forest surrounding it that a traveler from a nearby town cannot locate it without the help of locals. In some spots the foliage is so dense that it obscures the road to the village, cutting it off...
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