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The Expressive Eye

Fiction and Perception in the Work of Thomas Hardy

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The Expressive Eye by J.B. Bullen
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Each of Thomas Hardy's novels is filled with striking visual images - characters, interior settings, buildings, village scenes, and open tracts of land. These images are all rendered with a vitality and energy immediately recognizable as Hardy's own. In fact, Hardy, whose style owed much to his abilities as a draughtsman, once remarked that he saw his narratives as a series of images. J. B. Bullen explores this fascinating link between the image and the idea in the fiction of Thomas Hardy, and demonstrates how Hardy approached his work from a particular "point of view" which not only determined the lighting, composition, and structure of his literary visual effects, but which also allowed him to express emotions and ideas in the direct, "vividly visible" fashion that is the hallmark of his greatest fiction.
Release date NZ
April 10th, 1986
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
halftones
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
294
Dimensions
144x222x22
ISBN-13
9780198128588
Product ID
2245678

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