The Thomas Hardy Resource Library






Study aids for the texts


The Thomas Hardy Hyper-Concordance: for a closer look at Hardy's language.
The Thomas Hardy Lecture Hall -- A site devoted to discussion of Hardy's works.


Etexts

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The following texts are available from the Oxford Text Archive and are in SGML format.

The following novels are available from Project Gutenberg (except for Poley) and are in ascii or html format. They are available compressed (zipped) to take up less time in the transfer, or uncompressed if you prefer.

Uncompressed

Compressed (zipped)
     
Desperate Remedies   Desperate Remedies
Under the Greenwood Tree   Under the Greenwood Tree
Far From the Madding Crowd Far From the Madding Crowd
A Pair of Blue Eyes A Pair of Blue Eyes
A Laodicean   A Laodicean
The Hand of Ethelberta   The Hand of Ethelberta
Tess of the d'Urbervilles Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Return of the Native Return of the Native
Mayor of Casterbridge Mayor of Casterbridge
The Woodlanders The Woodlanders
The Trumpet Major   The Trumpet Major
Two on a Tower   Two on a Tower
Jude the Obscure Jude the Obscure
The Well-Beloved   The Well-Beloved
Our Exploits at West Poley

 

Interlopers at the Knap from Project Gutenberg's audiobook collection.

Some of Hardy's books of poetry are also available and are in ascii format. They are available compressed (zipped) to take up less time in the transfer, or uncompressed if you prefer to read them on your screen right away.

 

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Wessex Poems   Wessex Poems
Poems of the Past & Present   Poems of the Past & Present
Moments of Vision Moments of Vision
The Dynasts The Dynasts
Time's Laughingstocks   Time's Laughingstocks
Late Lyrics & Earlier Late Lyrics & Earlier

 

 

Some of Hardy's short story volumes are available in ascii format. They are available compressed (zipped) to take up less time in the transfer, or uncompressed if you prefer to read them on your screen right away.

Uncompressed

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Wessex Tales   Wessex Tales
A Group of Noble Dames   A Group of Noble Dames
Life's Little Ironies Life's Little Ironies
A Changed Man A Changed Man
The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid   The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid

Non-fiction

Autobiography



There are a number of sites which collect notable Hardy quotes: