THE HARDY REVIEW

Editor: Rosemarie Morgan

Volume V Winter 2002

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CONTENTS

List of Illustrations. ii
Editor’s Column. iii
TTHA POETRY DISCUSSION GROUP : - 1
  • "The Dark-Eyed Gentleman."
  • "She At His Funeral," and "Her Confession."
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  • "Tess’s Lament," and "The Pine Planters."
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  • "The Pink Frock," and "The Beauty."
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  • "The Chapel Organist."
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  • "A Sunday Morning Tragedy."
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  • "A Trampwoman’s Tragedy."
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TTHA FORUM DISCUSSION GROUP : - 40
  • Hardy’s Tragic Heroes.
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  • Biblical Allusions in Tess.
  • Possible New Hardy Poems.
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Poems by Isobel Robin: "The Haunting," "The Little Bottle Shop" 90
PAPERS FROM THE "HARDY AND DANCE" SYMPOSIUM : - 93
  • Jan Lloyd-Jones, "In the Whirl and Wildness of the Dance."
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  • Roy Buckle, "Mop Ollamoor’s Reel."
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  • Eugene Davis, "Dance Songs: A Meaningful Hybrid in . . ."
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  • Philip Allingham, "An Illustrated Discussion . . . "
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  • David Havird, ‘"The Commonwealth of Hearts & Hands . .’"
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RESEARCH PAPERS AND ESSAYS :-

Martin Ray, "The Life and Work of Thomas Hardy: Allusions . . . ."

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Andrew Radford, "The Marriage of Ancient & Modern in . . . " 184
Betty Cortus, "The Cycle of Regeneration." 193
Poem by William W. Morgan: "Contract Holdout." 201
Poem by Joanne Schweik: "Those Autumns." 202
Notes on Contributors

TTHA Information and Membership Form

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