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Time's Laughingstocks and Other Verses
by Thomas Hardy
Time's Laughingstocks and Other Verses is a collection of some best-loved poems by Hardy. "They are to be regarded," Hardy wrote, "in the main, as dramatic monologues by different characters." Hardy assembled the collection himself and published it in 1909.
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Published April 16th 2009 by ReadHowYouWant
(first published 1909)
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Thomas Hardy, OM, was an English author of the naturalist movement, although in several poems he displays elements of the previous romantic and enlightenment periods of literature, such as his fascination with the supernatural. He regarded himself primarily as a poet and composed novels mainly for financial gain. The bulk of his work, set mainly in the semi-fictional land of Wessex, delineates cha ...moreMore about Thomas Hardy...