Winter Words: Poetry and Personal Writings of Thomas Hardy

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Winter Words: Poetry and Personal Writings of Thomas Hardy

Winter Words Poetry and Personal Writings of Thomas Hardy Although he is best known for his great novels author Thomas Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life and letters too reflecting aspects of his personality that are not so readily seen in his fiction

  • Title: Winter Words: Poetry and Personal Writings of Thomas Hardy
  • Author: Thomas Hardy Janet Maw BruceAlexander
  • ISBN: 9789626346938
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Although he is best known for his great novels, author Thomas Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life, and letters too, reflecting aspects of his personality that are not so readily seen in his fiction, illustrated in the recording of this special compilation.

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    One thought on “Winter Words: Poetry and Personal Writings of Thomas Hardy

    1. Karen Michele on said:

      Part of the reason I loved this poetry collection by Thomas Hardy was the excellence of the narrators on the audio version from my library. The poems were arranged by theme and preceded by short introductions that helped guide and enhance the reading. Some of the narrative sections were Hardy’s own commentary on his work. Thomas Hardy is one of my favorite classic novelists and I was duly impressed by his poetry. I recognized some of the nature poetry, such as “The Darkling Thrush”, from o [...]

    2. Dominick on said:

      Hardy's last work, posthumously published, is this collection of poetry. The moods are not as varied as you'd expect (unless you were already familiar with Hardy); this is a mostly sombre collection, but there are several very strong poems.

    3. Hayley on said:

      The edition I read was published in 1930 by Macmillan and Co London and printed by R. & R. Clark, Limited in Edinburgh. It is a pocket edition, bound in red with gold embossing on the cover and spine. You can see the printer's signatures on the bottom of the pages to the right of the page numbers to indicate how the pages were cut and folded. I found this treasure at McGill's annual fall book sale.Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres is a collection of Hardy's late poetry, published post [...]

    4. Brittany on said:

      This is definitely a bit boring (particularly in audiobook form), but mind you I am not a classic literature nerd or poetry lover. I've only read one of Thomas Hardy's books, which took me forever to get through. He is an amazing writer and I can appreciate his work, but I get bored and lose interest. This book gives some background info about him along with his a selection of his poems. They are somber and good, but again, I would start to fade on them.

    5. Robert on said:

      This is really an excellent way to experience Hardy's poetry. The readers are superb and bring the poems to life. There is just enough narration and it is nicely supplemented by some of Hardy's own commentary.

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