Palgrave Advances in Thomas Hardy Studies explores the key issues in the ongoing and lively debate about Thomas Hardy's work as a novelist and poet. In twelve newly commissioned essays, distinguished scholars from both sides of the Atlantic review, take issue with and take forward the most recent and significant research on Thomas Hardy. ROGER EBBATSON Professor of English Studies, University College, Worcester, UK JOHN HUGHES Lecturer, School of Humanities, University of Gloucestershire, UK CHARLES LOCK Professor of English Literature, University of Copenhagen, Denmark ROSEMARIE MORGAN Fellow, Yale University, President of the Thomas Hardy Association and Vice President of the Thomas Hardy Society RICHARD NEMESVARI Assistant Professor, Department of English, St Xavier University, Canada RALPH PITE Lecturer, School of English, University of Liverpool, UK ANGELIQUE RICHARDSON Lecturer, School of English, University of Exeter, UK MARY RIMMER Department of English, University of New Brunswick, Canada LINDA M.
SHIRES Professor of English, Syracuse University, USA JOHN POWELL WARD Formerly University of Swansea and poet/critic, UK JAMES WHITEHEAD Radley School, UK Palgrave Advances offers a series of innovative books which orientate graduate and upper-level students within the current state of a field of study. For a full list of titles see the series listing.
PHILLIP MALLETT is Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of St Andrews. His work on Hardy includes several collections of edited essays, including 'Thomas Hardy: Texts and Contexts' (2002). His most recent book is 'Rudyard Kipling: A Literary Life' (2003).