Hardy's Wessex. With Photographs by Anthony Kersting.


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Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. In light blue cloth covers with silver lettering to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded, chipped at top end, Not price clipped.) Else a clean and tight copy. 202pp. Illustrated with colour plates & b&w photographs. An exploration and a celebration of the part-real, part-dream country created by Thomas Hardy, which embraces the central heartland of Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset; the New Forest; Devon and the coast of North Cornwall. Desmond Hawkins takes as his principal theme those areas which most dynamically vitalised Hardy’s imagination, from Mellstock and Egdon Heath to Lyonnesse and Wessex Heights. He captures for us a view of the landscape and life of Wessex not only as Hardy knew it, and as he portrayed it with such intensity in his poetry and novels, but also as it appears to us now, many of its associations unchanged and undimmed.

Title: Hardy's Wessex. With Photographs by Anthony Kersting.


Categories: Secondary literature,

Publisher: Macmillan, London. 1983 1st:

Seller ID: 80248

Keywords: HARDY, THOMAS::Secondary literature DESMOND HAWKINS, Hardy's Wessex, Photographs, Anthony Kersting, Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset; New Forest, Devon, North Cornwall, Mellstock, Egdon Heath, Lyonnesse, Wessex Heights, photographs, 1983