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The Faltering Voice of Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy was a highly influential English poet who was deeply influenced by the great poets of the Romantic era, such as William Wordsworth. Hardy did not begin as a poet and trained as an arcitect in Dorchester before moving to … Continue reading

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Hardy’s, “The Darkling Thrush”: Original Publication and Romantic Influences

Thomas Hardy’s poem, “The Darkling Thrush,” originally published with the title, “By the Century’s Deathbed,” first appeared in 1900 in The Graphic, a British illustrated newspaper. This piece gives off a contemplative feel, reflective in the way that a conventional ode … Continue reading

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