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Thomas Hardy : The Complete Poems edited by James Gibson

£14.99

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Thomas Hardy's first love was always poetry. It was not until 1898, when he was fifty-eight years old, having already established his reputation with fourteen novels and over forty short stories, that his first book of poetry, Wessex Poems was published. For the final thirty years of his life he abandoned fiction and devoted himself entirely to poetry. It is a tribute to his remarkable powers of creativity that he is now not only regarded as one of the most important English novelists but is also recognised as a poet of major stature and ever increasing popularity. The Complete Poems, edited by James Gibson, includes all of Hardy's prolific output of more than nine hundred poems, complemented by a detailed notes section. Collected in this single volume are his eight books of verse, all the uncollected poems, 'Domicilium' and the songs from The Dynasts. This new edition contains an additional poem, The Sound of Her .

Very good condition for a second-hand book: very light wear to cover and spine edges, very light creasing to spine and to front cover and pages up to page 90 due to browsing; very light soiling to page edges with marking to top edge of pages, gift inscription to inside front cover, otherwise internally fine.

Item details

Author(s):
Gibson, James (editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Published 2001.
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0333949293
ISBN-13:
9780333949290
Number of pages:
1003
Publisher:
Palgrave Publishers Ltd.
Title:
Thomas Hardy : The Complete Poems

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Thomas Hardy's first love was always poetry. It was not until 1898, when he was fifty-eight years old, having already established his reputation with fourteen novels and over forty short stories, that his first book of poetry, Wessex Poems was published. For the final thirty years of his life he abandoned fiction and devoted himself entirely to poetry. It is a tribute to his remarkable powers of creativity that he is now not only regarded as one of the most important English novelists but is also recognised as a poet of major stature and ever increasing popularity. The Complete Poems, edited by James Gibson, includes all of Hardy's prolific output of more than nine hundred poems, complemented by a detailed notes section. Collected in this single volume are his eight books of verse, all the uncollected poems, 'Domicilium' and the songs from The Dynasts. This new edition contains an additional poem, The Sound of Her .

Very good condition for a second-hand book: very light wear to cover and spine edges, very light creasing to spine and to front cover and pages up to page 90 due to browsing; very light soiling to page edges with marking to top edge of pages, gift inscription to inside front cover, otherwise internally fine.

Author(s):
Gibson, James (editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Published 2001.
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0333949293
ISBN-13:
9780333949290
Number of pages:
1003
Publisher:
Palgrave Publishers Ltd.
Title:
Thomas Hardy : The Complete Poems

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