THE THOMAS HARDY ASSOCIATION
DIRECTOR: ROBERT SCHWEIK
THOMAS HARDY IN ABERDEEN
Contact: Martin Ray (firstname.lastname@example.org)
An account of the events in April, 1905, when Aberdeen University conferred on Hardy the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws. The author, Martin Ray, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English of the University of Aberdeen.
A carefully researched study that includes a transcript of the manuscript of Hardy's poem, "Aberdeen", as well as an account of the publication of "The Youth Who Carried a Light," which first appeared in the Aberdeen University Review in February, 1916.