Revisitings, Second Marriage, and War Writings
Many poems were written by Hardy at the end of the previous year and the early part of this — more than he had ever written before in the same space of time — as can be seen by referring to their subjects, as well as to the dates attached to them. To adopt Walpole’s words concerning Gray, Hardy was ‘in flower’ in these days, and, like Gray’s, his flower was sad-coloured.
KeywordsRegius Professor Ardent Romance Imperfect Machine American Ambassador Magdalene College
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.