Additional Resources for The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

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Armstrong, Tim, Haunted Hardy: Poetry, History, Memory, Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.

Armstrong uses literary theorists such as Jacques
Derrida to investigate ghostliness, historicity, and
memory in Hardy's poetry.

Gibson, James, and Trevor Johnson, eds., Thomas Hardy: Poems, Macmillan, 1979.
This collection contains important essays on Hardy's
poetry by critics such as Thomas Gunn and Philip
Larkin.

Hynes, Samuel, The Patterns of Hardy's Poetry, University of North Carolina Press, 1961.

Hynes examines how Hardy's poems contain irreconcilable
conflicts and which poems he considers good.

Millgate, Michael, Thomas Hardy: A Biography, Random House, 1982.

Most Hardy critics consider Millgate's biography to
be the definitive one written to date.

Orel, Harold, The Final Years of Thomas Hardy: 1912- 1928, Macmillan, 1976.

Orel, the vice president of the English Thomas Hardy
Society, uses a biographical approach to read Hardy's
later poetry.

Paulin, Tom, Thomas Hardy: The Poetry of Perception, Macmillan, 1975.

Paulin explores themes of vision and revelation in
Hardy's...

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