Thomas Hardy's Pastoral : An Unkindly May
By: Clark, Indy.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (228 p.).ISBN: 9781137505026.Subject(s): Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928 -- Criticism and interpretation | Pastoral fiction, English -- History and criticism | Rural conditions in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Thomas Hardy's Pastoral : An Unkindly MayDDC classification: 823/.8 LOC classification: PR4757.P34 -- C57 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Contents -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1 Arcadia, Wessex, and the South Country -- 2 Landscape, Nature, and Work -- 3 What About the Workers? -- 4 Pastoral and Modernity -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index
This book reads Hardy's poetry of the rural as deeply rooted in the historical tradition of the pastoral mode even as it complicates and extends it. It shows that in addition to reinstating the original tensions of classical pastoral, Hardy dramatizes a heightened awareness of complex communities and the relations of class, labour, and gender.
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