The Oxford Reader's Companion to Hardy Professor Norman Page
Under the editorial direction of Professor Norman Page, more than 40 experts on Hardy have been brought together to combine their insights and understandings of all aspects of Hardy studies. The result is a synthesis of knowledge, incorporating different national interests and traditions of scholarship, investigating Hardy's life, work and influences, and the historical context in which he wrote. It also includes entries on alcohol, humour and pets. This book is intended for students and scholars of literature and general readers.