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Published: 09 November 2006

638 Pages | 61 halftone plates

ISBN: 9780199275663

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Thomas Hardy

A Biography Revisited

Michael Millgate

  • Substantially revised new edition of the classic biography of Thomas Hardy, Michael Millgate draws on decades of immersion in Hardy's life and works in this detailed yet eminently readable biography
  • Using much new material, Millgate reveals fresh detailsof Hardy's family background, his difficult relations with his first wife and hers with his family, his sexual infatuations, his secret collaborations with aspiring women writers, and his clandestine composition of his own official biography
  • Michael Millgate is a preeminent Hardy scholar and editor of Hardy's letters and those of his wives