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Thomas Hardy's Shorter FictionA Critical Study$
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Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780748632657

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.001.0001

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A Changed Man

A Changed Man

(p.117) Chapter 4 A Changed Man
Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction

Sophie Gilmartin

Rod Mengham

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter combines all of Hardy's work that was written at different points from 1881 to 1900. The discussion centres on a group of late stories, and occasionally references the earlier work. This includes ‘A Tryst at an Ancient Earthwork’, which helps in the discussion of themes of historical retrieval and the ethos of keeping faith with the past. Other stories examined in the chapter include ‘The Duke's Reappearance’, ‘A Changed Man’, and ‘Enter a Dragoon’.

Keywords:   late stories, historical retrieval, faith, ethos, Duke's Reappearance, Changed Man, Enter a Dragoon, Ancient Earthwork

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