Under the greenwood tree / Thomas Hardy Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

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Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
Subjects
Church musicians - Fiction.; Wessex (England) - Fiction.; Church musicians - England - Wessex - Fiction.
Audience
Adult
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A wonderfully evocative tale of the courtship of Fancy Day, newly arrived schoolmistress, by Dick Dewy, carrier of goods, during the four seasons of one year in Wessex. Most of Hardy's work had tragedy woven into the narrative but 'Under the Greenwood Tree' is full of whimsy and good humour. The story is not without its serious comment, however, as Hardy reflects on class division and the disappearance of heritage in the rural community...
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http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/9620666
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9620666

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