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Published: 29 January 2009

158 Pages | 6 black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780199228492

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Thomas Hardy's 'Poetical Matter' Notebook

Edited by Pamela Dalziel and Michael Millgate

  • Meticulously prepared and fully annotated edition of a previously unpublished and almost unknown Thomas Hardy notebook
  • A unique late working notebook devoted specifically to verse and containing an abundance of new ideas about poetry and multiple projections of poems and sequences of poems
  • Includes personal notes from old pocket-books subsequently destroyed
  • Reveals Hardy's extraordinary poetic creativity to within a few weeks of his death at the age of eighty-seven

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