Good morning, Thomas Hardy

1,822 views

Published on

Thomas Hardy

Published in: Education
0 Comments
4 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,822
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
5
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
43
Comments
0
Likes
4
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Florence ugdale
  • Good morning, Thomas Hardy

    1. 1. Good Morning
    2. 2. THIS SEMESTER Fiction II Unit IV Thomas Hardy Tess of the d’Urbervilles
    3. 3. THIS CLASS <ul><li>Thomas Hardy </li></ul><ul><li>An Introduction </li></ul>
    4. 4. Thomas Hardy An Introduction <ul><li>Life </li></ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Works </li></ul>
    5. 5. Life <ul><li>Birth </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Career </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Death </li></ul>
    6. 6. Birth The Hardy Birthplace Marker The marker is situated just behind the Higher Bockhampton thatched cottage . Photograph 2002 by Philip V. Allingham Date of Birth: 2nd June 1840 Tuesday, 8.00am Place of Birth: Stinsford, Dorchester, Dorset, England Father: Thomas Mother: Jemima
    7. 7. Education <ul><li>Mother educated him till his age of eight </li></ul><ul><li>First school at Bockhampton at age eight </li></ul><ul><li>For several years he attended a school run by a Mr Last </li></ul><ul><li>Learnt Latin and Greek there </li></ul><ul><li>In 1862 enrolled at King’s College, London </li></ul>
    8. 8. Career <ul><li>Architect </li></ul><ul><li>Writer </li></ul>
    9. 9. Architect <ul><li>Joined Hicks, an architect, as an apprentice </li></ul><ul><li>Won Prizes from Royal Institute Of British Architects and the Architectural Association </li></ul>
    10. 10. Writer <ul><li>The Poor Man and the Lady his first novel turned down by publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Desperate Remedies his first published novel </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote novels, short stories, poems and drama </li></ul><ul><li>Stopped writing novels after the publication of Jude the Obscure </li></ul>
    11. 11. Marriage <ul><li>Marries Emma Gifford in 1874 </li></ul><ul><li>Emma dies in 1912 </li></ul><ul><li>Marries Florence Dugdale in 1914 </li></ul>
    12. 12. Achievements <ul><li>Becomes Grand Old Man of English Letters </li></ul><ul><li>Won Order of Merit </li></ul><ul><li>Won several degrees of honour </li></ul>
    13. 13. Death <ul><li>On 11 th January 1928, Wednesday just after 9.00 p.m. he passed away </li></ul><ul><li>His heart was buried at Stinsford </li></ul><ul><li>His ashes were buried in Westminster Abbey </li></ul>
    14. 14. Time <ul><li>Victorian Age </li></ul><ul><li>Victorian Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Victorian Writers </li></ul>
    15. 15. Victorian Age <ul><li>Period between 1832 and 1901 </li></ul><ul><li>From the Passage of the First Reform Bill to the Death of Queen Victoria </li></ul><ul><li>Early Victorian Age 1832-1848 </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Victorian Age 1848-1870 </li></ul><ul><li>Late Victorian Age 1870-1901 </li></ul>
    16. 16. Victorian Literature
    17. 17. Victorian Writers Poets <ul><li>Tennyson </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Browning </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Barrett Browning </li></ul><ul><li>Christina Rossetti </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew Arnold </li></ul><ul><li>G. M. Hopkins </li></ul>
    18. 18. Victorian Writers <ul><li>Essayists </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Carlyle </li></ul><ul><li>John Ruskin </li></ul><ul><li>Arnold </li></ul><ul><li>Walter Pater </li></ul>
    19. 19. Victorian Writers Novelists <ul><li>Bronte Sisters </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Dickens </li></ul><ul><li>William Makepeace Thackeray </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Gaskell </li></ul><ul><li>George Eliot </li></ul><ul><li>George Meredith </li></ul><ul><li>Anthony Trollope </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Hardy </li></ul><ul><li>Samuel Butler </li></ul>
    20. 20. Works <ul><li>List of Works </li></ul><ul><li>Philosophy of Life </li></ul><ul><li>Features of his works </li></ul>
    21. 21. List of Works <ul><li>Novels </li></ul><ul><li>Short Story Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Poetry Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Dramas </li></ul>
    22. 22. Novels <ul><li>The Poor Man and the Lady [1867 Unpublished] </li></ul><ul><li>Desperate Remedies [1871] </li></ul><ul><li>Under the Greenwood Tree [1872] </li></ul><ul><li>A Pair of Blue Eyes [1873] </li></ul>
    23. 23. Novels <ul><li>Far From the Madding Crowd [1874] </li></ul><ul><li>The Hand of Ethelberta [1876] </li></ul><ul><li>The Return of the Native [1878] </li></ul><ul><li>The Trumpet-Major [1880] </li></ul><ul><li>A Laodicean [1881] </li></ul>
    24. 24. Novels <ul><li>Two on a Tower [1882] </li></ul><ul><li>The Mayor of Casterbridge [1886] </li></ul><ul><li>The Woodlanders [1887] </li></ul><ul><li>The Well-Beloved [1892 in serial form,1897 in book form] </li></ul><ul><li>Jude the Obscure [1895] </li></ul>
    25. 25. Short Story Collections <ul><li>Wessex Tales [1888] </li></ul><ul><li>A Group of Noble Dames [1891] </li></ul><ul><li>Life’s Little Ironies [1894] </li></ul>
    26. 26. Poetry Collections <ul><li>The Photograph [1890] </li></ul><ul><li>Wessex Poems and Other Verses [1898] </li></ul><ul><li>Poems of the Past and Present [1901] </li></ul><ul><li>The Man He Killed [1902] </li></ul><ul><li>Times Laughing Stocks and Other Verses [1909] </li></ul><ul><li>The Voice [1912] </li></ul>
    27. 27. Poetry Collections <ul><li>Satires of Circumstance [1914] </li></ul><ul><li>Moments of Vision [1917] </li></ul><ul><li>Collected Poems [ 1919] </li></ul><ul><li>Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Verses [1922] </li></ul><ul><li>Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles [1925] </li></ul>
    28. 28. Poetry Collections <ul><li>Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres [1928] </li></ul><ul><li>The Complete Poems [1976] </li></ul><ul><li>Selected Poems[1993] </li></ul><ul><li>Hardy: Poems [1995] </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Hardy: Selected Poetry and Nonfictional Prose [1996] </li></ul><ul><li>Selected Poems [1998] </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Hardy: The Complete Poems [2001] </li></ul>
    29. 29. Dramas <ul><li>The Dynasts Part 1[1904] </li></ul><ul><li>The Dynasts Part 2 [1906] </li></ul><ul><li>The Dynasts Part 3 [1908] </li></ul><ul><li>The Famous Tragedy of </li></ul><ul><li>the Queen of Cornwall at </li></ul><ul><li>Tintagel in Lyonnesse [1923] </li></ul>
    30. 30. Philosophy of Life <ul><li>Pessimistic view of life </li></ul><ul><li>Life is to suffer at the hands of external forces </li></ul><ul><li>“… happiness was but the occasional episode in a general drama of pain” </li></ul><ul><li>Man a mere plaything of an impersonal and maligned fate </li></ul>As flies to wanton boys Are we to the gods, They kill us for their sport King Lear Act IV Sc 1 35-37
    31. 31. Features of His Works <ul><li>Accusing finger at destiny and taking sides with the protagonist </li></ul><ul><li>His plots hinges on Co-incidences and mischances </li></ul><ul><li>Close to nature, rural and country scenes </li></ul><ul><li>Characters are mostly ordinary men and women living close to the soil </li></ul><ul><li>Minor rustics offer pithy humour </li></ul><ul><li>Wessex finds a prominent place in his works </li></ul>
    32. 32. THE END
    33. 33. COMING NEXT <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tess of the d’Urbervilles </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>An Introduction </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
    34. 34. Tess of d’Urbervilles A Novel by Thomas Hardy
    35. 35. THANK YOU

    ×