Hardy s Use of Allusion

Irony is also developed by allusively linking a sympathetic figure to a noble character or situation whose nobility is beyond approximation by the Hardy figure. Consequently when the allusions used are interpreted in terms of their ...

Author: Marlene Springer

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781349063895

Category: Fiction

Page: 207

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Thomas Hardy Reappraised

... in Hardy's Use of Allusion (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1983), 78, calls this one of Hardy's 'teasingly obscure' allusions, pointing out in a note that there is only one, parenthetical, reference to the Zam- zummims in the ...

Author: Michael Millgate

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802039552

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 304

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In Thomas Hardy Reappraised, editor Keith Wilson pays tribute to Millgate's many contributions to Hardy studies by bringing together new work by fifteen of the world's most eminent Hardy scholars.

The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Hardy

This is not , however , a fair judgment on Hardy's use of allusion in his later novels , where the text is sometimes enriched by the interplay of other texts , more venerated but still familiar . The Mayor of Casterbridge is by general ...

Author: Dale Kramer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521566924

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 231

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Twelve commissioned essays provide an essential introduction to Thomas Hardy.

The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy

Some of these are noted in Marlene Springer, Hardy's Use of Allusion. Lawrence, University of Kansas Press, 1983. 3 Some notable treatments of Hardy and Shakespeare, usually seriatim, are Walter F. Wright, The Shaping of The Dynasts: A ...

Author: Dr Rosemarie Morgan

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781409476306

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 628

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Bringing together eminent Hardy scholars, The Ashgate Research Companion to Thomas Hardy offers an overview of Hardy scholarship and suggests new directions in Hardy studies. While several collections have surveyed the Hardy landscape, no previous volume has been composed specifically for scholars and advanced graduate students. This companion is specially designed to aid original research on Hardy and serve as the critical basis for Hardy studies in the new millennium.

Thomas Hardy

74 On the other hand , the most complete modern survey of the topic , Marlene Springer's not always convincing Hardy's Use of Allusion ( 1983 ) argues that Hardy ' out - alluded virtually every allusionist , – not only in substance but ...

Author: Timothy Hands

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781349242122

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

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Thomas Hardy made a reputation in more than one genre and in more than one period, and he has constantly given rise to widely differing critical responses. This study ranges in time from Hardy's response to Romanticism through to an examination of his diverse fortunes at the hands of critics from Hardy's own time to the present day. His achievement is examined through his various forms - his letters, autobiography, novels, poems and personal writings - and set in the context of the work of those whom he knew or admired. Timothy Hands surveys Hardy's ideas, his views on society and his remarkable knowledge of the contemporary arts. The book offers to specialist, student and general reader alike an authoritative yet readable guide through the biographical, literary and critical mazes surrounding Hardy's life and work.

Thomas Hardy Metaphysics and Music

Furthermore, this description typifies Hardy's use of musical allusion in that it centres upon a mysterious “music of nature' rather than the conscious expression of an executant. A more detailed appraisal of the passage reveals a ...

Author: Mark Asquith

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230508019

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 234

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This fascinating new study by Mark Asquith offers an original approach to Hardy's art as a novelist and entirely new readings of certain musical scenes in Hardy's works. Asquith utilizes a rich seam of original archival research (both scientific and musicological), which will be of use to all Hardy scholars, and discusses a range of Hardy's major works in relation to musical metaphors - from early fiction The Poor Man and the Lady to later major works Jude the Obscure, Far From the Madding Crowd, the Mayor of Casterbridge .

Thomas Hardy

While Hardy's excessive use of allusion is defended by Springer (1983), the process of naming and allusion is seen by Fisher (1992) as an aspect of Hardy's subversion of his traded text, regarding this novel as a 'Trojan Horse' (Fisher ...

Author: Geoffrey Harvey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134565368

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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Thomas Hardy was the foremost novelist of his time, as well as an established poet. Author of Jude the Obscure and Far from the Madding Crowd, Hardy reflected in his works the dynamics of social, intellectual and aesthetic change in nineteenth-century England. This guide provides students with a lucid introduction to Hardy's life and works and the basis for a sound comprehension of his work, including: the major aspects of Hardy's life in the context of contemporary culture a detailed commentary on Hardy's most important work and a critical map of Hardy's complete writing an outline of the vast body of criticism that has built up around Hardy's work with examples of recent critical debate. Exposition and guide, this volume enables readers to form their own readings of one of the most important writers of the nineteenth century.

Thomas Hardy

Hardy's Use of Allusion. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1983. Squillace, Robert. 'Hardy's Mummers'. Nineteenth-Century Fiction, 41:2 (September 1986): 176–89. Stewart, Susan. 'Lyric Possession'. Critical Inquiry, 22:1 (Autumn 1995): 34–64.

Author: Julian Wolfreys

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781137120434

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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No other major author of the nineteenth century has arguably produced as much critical activity as Thomas Hardy. This timely addition to the Critical Issues series explores the various philosophical views of critics, with close textual analysis of Hardy's novels and with reference to his poetry.