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The gravity of oppositions: the life and art of Thomas Hardy

@inproceedings{Fleming2016TheGO,
  title={The gravity of oppositions: the life and art of Thomas Hardy},
  author={P. Fleming},
  year={2016}
}
A narrative derived from the life and work of a writer can offer deeper insight than looking at his work as a separate study. To concentrate biographically on the superficial details of Hardy’s life and times without considering the external influences of Victorian values and attitudes does not attempt to engage with his interiority. A psychoanalytic study of an individual so complex and multi-faceted as Hardy was would be too narrow a focus. Therefore, it is probably more beneficial to take… Expand