Barbara of the House of Grebe Novel By Thomas Hardy

Barbara of the House of Grebe

Barbara of the House of Grebe Novel By Thomas Hardy: “Barbara of the House of Grebe” is the second of ten short stories in Thomas Hardy’s frame narrative A Group of Noble Dames. It is told by the old surgeon. Read More …

The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid Novel By Thomas Hardy

The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid

The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid Novel By Thomas Hardy: It was half-past four o’clock (by the testimony of the land-surveyor, my authority for the particulars of this story, a gentleman with the faintest curve of humour on his lips); Read More …

The Fiddler of the Reels Novel By Thomas Hardy

The Fiddler of the Reels

The Fiddler of the Reels Novel By Thomas Hardy: “The Fiddler of the Reels” is a short story by British writer Thomas Hardy. It was first published in Scribner’s Magazine, volume 13 issue 4, April 1893. It was included in Read More …

An Imaginative Woman Novel By Thomas Hardy

An Imaginative Woman

An Imaginative Woman Novel By Thomas Hardy: An Imaginative Woman~’ by Thomas Hardy tells of the power of imagination in a young wife of poetic temperament. This lesson will summarize the plot and analyze themes in the story. Have you Read More …

A Mere Interlude Novel By Thomas Hardy

A Mere Interlude

A Mere Interlude Novel By Thomas Hardy: “A Mere Interlude” is a short story by Thomas Hardy. It was first published in The Bolton Weekly Journal in October 1885. The story was reprinted in the collection A Changed Man and Read More …

Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles Novel By Thomas Hardy

Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles

Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles Novel By Thomas Hardy: Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles is the penultimate collection of poems by English poet Thomas Hardy, and was published in 1925. A miscellaneous collection, Human Shows included Read More …

The Distracted Preacher Novel By Thomas Hardy

The Distracted Preacher

The Distracted Preacher Novel By Thomas Hardy: When young Mr. Stockdale arrives in a small village to fill in for the Methodist minister, he finds himself pining for his comely new landlady. But she leads a mysterious life, keeping odd Read More …

Woman Much Missed Novel By Thomas Hardy

Woman Much Missed

Woman Much Missed Novel By Thomas Hardy: ‘Woman much missed, how you call to me, call to me…’ After the death of his wife Emma, a grief-stricken Hardy wrote some of the best verse of his career. Moving and evocative, Read More …