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Oak and Bathsheba

I have never liked a book’s character so much as I loved the characters penned by Thomas Hardy in Far From the Madding Crowd. There is Gabriel Oak, a sincere friend, a capable shepherd and a man of principles; and there is Bathsheba Everdene, the mistress of the farm, free spirited, vanity laden and possessor of an uncertain temperament. 323 more words

A Thought



This big-screen adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s first successful novel is gorgeously shot if a tad dull plot-wise, and buoyed by excellent performances from two favorite actors. 134 more words


A comparison of the different versions of Far from the Madding Crowd


This was, as far as I am aware, the first film adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far from the Madding Crowd.  It was directed by John Schlesinger and is the favourite version of many due to its deeply atmospheric feel.  907 more words

Costume Drama

DECEMBER 2016 | Wrap-Up

The last month of the year has come to an end, meaning it’s time for another monthly wrap-up! All in all, December was a pretty great end to a tumultuous and rocky year. 760 more words


Far From The Madding Crowd By Thomas Hardy - Review

Written in traditional Victorian style with long winded descriptions, and tragic figures who meet sad endings. The story works around Gabriel Oaks a well to do Sheep Ballif and Bathsheba Everdine a young lady who catches his eye and asks her to marry him. 510 more words


#CramAThon 2016 Wrap-Up

Happy Christmas Eve! Yesterday was the final day of the CramAThon, which means that it’s time to take a look at what I’ve accomplished over the past week. 708 more words


Far From the Madding Crowd: Panel Discussion

For anyone who couldn’t make it to our Being Human 2016 event, we recorded the panel discussion that took place after the film screening and you can watch it… 41 more words

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