Thomas Hardy and his God

A Liturgy of Unbelief

  • Deborah L. Collins

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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    Pages 1-14
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    Pages 15-28
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    Pages 29-55
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    Pages 122-145
  6. Deborah L. Collins
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 172-190

About this book


Through a study of his verse and fiction the author attempts to present Hardy's seemingly conflicting views about the nature of God and His relationship with man. Also included is an assimilation of the philosophical influences on Hardy's writing, including Schopenhauer and Comte.


fiction liberty philosophy Schopenhauer Thomas Hardy

Authors and affiliations

  • Deborah L. Collins
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature & Performing Arts Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-11367-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-11365-1
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