Hardys life

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  • Thomas Hardy's life
    • 2 June 1840-11 Jan 1928
    • His father was a stones man and builder. His mother passed on her love of reading to him.
    • Hardy grew up isolated on the fields o the region. He grew up around rural life-basing many of his characters from this.
    • He did an apprenticeship in architect.
    • The poor man and the lady (1867-68) Desperate remedies (1871) Under the greenwood tree (1872)
    • He was of Anglican religion. He wanted to bring religion to centre to give Wessex a strong identity.
    • Hardy thought politicians were ineffective. Unconcerned about the welfare of the people.
    • Hardy was a self-declared liberal.


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