Thomas Hardy

Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure , The Mayor of Casterbridge , 'Far from the Madding Crowd , and The Return of the Native are some of the Hardy works. In this title, students of literature will find a new selection of critical essays focusing on Hardy and his works, complete with an introduction from master scholar Harold Bloom, a bibliography, a chronology of Hardy's life, and an index for easy reference. Each title in the Bloom's Modern Critical Views series presents a well-rounded critical portrait of an influential writer by examining his or her body of work through eight to 12 full-length essays.