The Dorsetshire labourer, 1883
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Published by Toucan in St. Peter Port .
Written in English


  • Country life -- England -- Dorset -- History -- 19th century,
  • Agricultural laborers -- England -- Dorset

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Edition Notes

Facsim of: ed. published in Longman"s Magazine vol.2, 1883, p.252-269.

Statementby Thomas Hardy.
The Physical Object
Pagination p.253 -268 ;
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19644002M
ISBN 100856942251

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Abstract. At almost precisely the moment in late June when Hardy and his wife were moving to Dorchester, “The Dorsetshire Labourer” was published in the July issue of Longman’s Magazine. 1 Hardy must have been glad of the opportunity to appear in public as an authority on Dorset life, and his decision to write the essay should clearly be associated with his larger decision to return Author: Michael Millgate. field labourer, possible again to the mind of the inquirer (a questionable possibility) he will find that the Hodge of current conception no longer sums up the capacities of the class so defined. The pleasures enjoyed by the Dorset labourer may be far from pleasures of the highest kind desirable for him.   : Thomas Hardy's the Dorsetshire Labourer And Wessex (Studies in British Literature) (): Lowman, Roger: BooksCited by: 1. Thomas Hardys The Dorsetshire Labourer and Wessex Paperback – January 1, by Roger Lowman (Author) › Visit Amazon's Roger Lowman Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Roger Author: Roger Lowman.

Thomas Hardy, The Dorsetshire Labourer Text of The Dorsetshire Labourer *Current research/book projects, 1) "ART AND THE DORSET LANDSCAPE" 2) "The Attempted Subversion of Albania,Operation VALUABLE & BGFIEND, The Corfu Connection". NB - The author of Corfu Blues is not responsible for the content of links or external sites. AMBRA BOOKS. DORSET - History, Topography and Genealogy Antiquarian and Secondhand Books This is a selection from my stock. Please let me know if there are any other titles you are looking for.. Click on: ORDERING details Or for further information contact Ivor Cornish: () Dorsetshire is the old name for the county, as the map, a copy of John Speed's work by Dutchman Jan Jansson, shows. It formed part of 'The Old West Saxons' which became known as Wessex. In Dorset one finds places like Ryme Intrinseca, Peaceful Lane, Knacker's Hole and Dirty Gate. St. Peter, High Street (parish church) St. Peter's, in the High street, and the most ancient of the three existing churches, is a building of stone dating from the latter part of the 15th century, and consists of chancel, nave and a western tower containing 6 bells: the church has been but little used since , but occasional services are now held during the summer months: the tower has in.

  To introduce this argument, the first part of the study offers an edition of Hardy's article for Longman's Magazine, 'The Dorsetshire Labourer' (). This may be treated either as an end in itself, or as a way to open up important questions about Hardy's representation of the rural world in his novels, which becomes the focus of the second Author: Roger Lowman.   Thomas Hardy's the Dorsetshire Labourer and Wessex by Roger Lowman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Baptisms to Transcribed from the Parish Registers and donated to the Dorset OPC Project by Keith Searson. The Parish Register is difficult to read in places, so readers are invited to use this transcript as a guide only and to consult the original at the Dorset History Centre. It is no wonder that his early readers were puzzled. This study resolves the problem by reading Hardy's novels primarily as pastorals, and Wessex as a place of the mind. To introduce this argument, the first part of the study offers an edition of Hardy's article for Longman's Magazine, 'The Dorsetshire Labourer' ().