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Wessex Tales
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Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date March 1, 1991
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780192827203
ISBN-10 0192827200
Dimensions 0.50 by 4.75 by 7.25 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $6.95
Other format details university press
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Trade Paperback. Edited with an Introduction by Kathryn R. King. Cover illustration : Gaggle of Geese Outside the Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle by Fred Hall. In "Wessex Tales", Hardy's first collection of short stories, he recorded the legends, superstitions, local customs and lore of a Wessex that was fast passing out of memory. They also portray the social and economic stresses of Dorset in the 1880s. There are seven stories, humorous, ironic, macabre, and elegiac, that show the range of Hardy's story telling gifts. xxxi + 248 pages with Explanatory Notes and Dialect Glossary. 4.5 x.7.5 inches. 1991, Oxford Univ Press, Oxford, England

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With Thomas Hardy, Kathryn R. King (other contributor) | from Oxford Univ Pr (March 1, 1991); titled "Wessex Tales"
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