The Complete Poems

The Complete Poems
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ISBN10: 
0333949293
ISBN13: 
9780333949290
Pages: 
1040
Published: 
February 9th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
Rating: 
4.07

Thomas Hardy's first love was poetry. It was not until 1898, when he was 58, that his first book of poetry, Wessex Poems was published. For the final years of his life he abandoned fiction and devoted himself entirely to poetry; he is now not only regarded as one of the most important English novelists but is also a poet of major stature and increasing popularity. The Complete Poems includes Hardy's more than 900 poems, complemented by detailed notes. Collected here are his eight books of verse, all the uncollected poems, Domicilium, and the songs from The Dynasts. This edition contains an additional poem, The Sound of Her.

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