The Mayor of Casterbridge. Thomas Hardy, Phillip Mallett.
The Mayor of Casterbridge. Backgrounds and Contexts" provides new and invaluable source material on Victorian Dorset and, in particular, Dorchester, Hardy’s native home and the town upon which Casterbridge is based.
The Mayor of Casterbridge is one of Thomas Hardy’s novels set in Wessex County in Western England
The Mayor of Casterbridge is one of Thomas Hardy’s novels set in Wessex County in Western England. Thomas Hardy hoped to capture the lifestyles of Wessex County, particularly the farming practices, technologies, and the relationships farmers and villagers had with the land in England during the 1800s. While Hardy’s Casterbridge is fictional, it is based on the town of Dorchester in Dorset. Hardy lived in this area and used many realistic details in his novels.
The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a Man of Character is an 1886 novel by the English author Thomas Hardy. One of Hardy's Wessex novels, it is set in a fictional rural England with Casterbridge standing in for Dorchester in Dorset where the author spent his youth. It was first published as a weekly serialisation from January 1886.
Published March 27th 2003 by Penguin Books Ltd. Penguin Classics, Paperback, 445 pages
Published March 27th 2003 by Penguin Books Ltd. Penguin Classics, Paperback, 445 pages. Author(s): Thomas Hardy, Keith Wilson (Introduction and Notes). ISBN: 0141439785 (ISBN13: 9780141439785).
Thomas Hardy (1840–1928), enduring author of the twentieth century, wrote the classics Jude the Obscure, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Far from the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, and many.
Thomas Hardy (1840–1928), enduring author of the twentieth century, wrote the classics Jude the Obscure, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Far from the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, and many other works. Paperback: 512 pages. Thomas Hardy brings vibrant, fascinating, fatally flawed people to life for his reader and in "The Return of the Native," he also brings the character of Egdon Heath to life as well. His people, Eustacia, Clym, Wildive, Tamsie, Diggory Venn, Mrs. Yeobright, are all people we recognize, sympathize with, and even cheer for.
Phillip Mallett is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of St. Andrews.
"Now,""said the woman, breaking the silence, so that her low dry voice sounded quite loud,""before you go further, Michael, listen to me. If you touch that money, I and this girl go with the man. Mind, it is a joke no . . Mind, it is a joke no longer
Thomas Hardy The Mayor of Casterbridge. The fuddled young husband stared for a few seconds at this unexpected praise of his wife, half in doubt of the wisdom of his own attitude towards the possessor of such qualities.
Thomas Hardy The Mayor of Casterbridge. 1. One evening of late summer, before the nineteenth century had reached one-third of its span, a young man and woman, the latter carrying a child, were approaching the large village of Weydon-Priors, in Upper Wessex, on foot. But he speedily lapsed into his former conviction, and said harshly -. Well, then, now is your chance; I am open to an offer for this gem o’ creation.