Thomas Hardy Poems, selected by Tom Paulin (Faber Nature Poets)

Thomas Hardy

This selection of Thomas Hardy’s poetry is part of a series of collections from six great nature poets.

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£12.99
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571328758
Date Published
19.05.2016
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Summary

A selection of the writer’s greatest nature poetry, selected by Tom Paulin, published in a beautiful new edition by Faber.

At once a voice arose among
The bleak twigs overhead
In a full-hearted evensong
Of joy illimited;
An aged thrush, frail, gaunt, and small,
In blast-beruffled plume,
Had chosen thus to fling his soul
Upon the growing gloom . . .

-The Darkling Thrush

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Thomas Hardy was born in Dorset in 1840. He was one of the most renowned poets and novelists in English literary history. Hardy wrote fourteen novels, three volumes of short stories, and several poems between the years 1871 and 1897, including his greatest novels Jude the Obscure and Tess of the D’Urbevilles. These received negative reviews at the time, but…

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