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What Hardy found in the science and philosophy of his day reinforced the
findings of his temperament and of his observations of a largely traditional way of
life ; and his greatness is due to this marriage between his philosophic
pessimism and ...
But Hardy , as though not wholly convinced himself , does not know where to stop
. He spoils his ... Hardy's worst failure here is certainly ' Father Time's ' killing of
Sue's children in Jude , and his suicide : ' Done because we are too menny .
Simply because Hardy is working much more nearly at the level of realism in
Jude , one might say at Gissing's level ... The most explicit statement of Hardy's
view of the tragic situation of man , Jude suffers artistically from its explicitness .
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
The Eighteenth Century
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