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An Audience with David Nicholls

There are few more prominent authors and screenwriters in Britain today than Dr David Nicholls, so I couldn’t miss the opportunity of seeing him discuss his work and inspirations at an event at the University of Bristol, where he graduated in 1988. 511 more words

Books

Read of the Week: Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

This week’s recommend comes from our Reading Resources Volunteer Eleanor who has chosen Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. 131 more words

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Review: The Woodlanders, Thomas Hardy

I embarked upon my fourth Hardy novel in the wake of another viewing of the wonderful Far from the Madding Crowd, hoping there might be a little happiness in it for its characters – praying for more Bathsheba than Tess. 292 more words

Literature

Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd

I’ve hit a crossroads trying to decipher the message Hardy is trying to convey in his novel Far From the Madding Crowd. Is it supposed to be a cautionary tale warning strong independent-minded women to guard themselves against the tyranny of men and to accept the first stable choice that presents itself, or is it a commentary on the system of ownership when it comes to the bodies and sexuality of women through the marriage system that was the norm in the Victorian era. 906 more words

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Finish #54 - A Hatred For Tulips

You wouldn’t believe my excitement when I spotted a DVD of Far from the Madding Crowd at the library. I snatched that thing up with more excitement than most people would probably show for a movie based on a classic. 213 more words

Reading

Far from the Madding Crowd 2015

The movie is a romantic drama film of director Thomas Vinterberg with stars Carey Mulligan, Michael Sheen, Juno Temple, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Tom Sturridge. It is a version of the 1874 story of identical name by Thomas Hardy and this is the fourth time that the novel has been captured. 505 more words