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Thomas Hardy (I) (1840–1928)

Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840 in Upper Bockhampton, Dorset, England. He was a writer, known for Tess (1979), Far from the Madding Crowd (2015) and Jude (1996). He was married to Florence Emily Dugdale and Emma Lavinia Gifford. He died on January 11, 1928 in Dorchester, Dorset. See full bio »

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  North of Cheyenne (novel "Far from the Madding Crowd") (announced)
 2014 Thomas Hardy's the Three Strangers (Short) (original story)
 2011 Trishna (novel "Tess of the d'Urbervilles")
 2010 The Return of the Native (novel)
 2008 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (novel)
  Masterpiece Classic (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- Under the Greenwood Tree (2006) ... (novel)
- Jude the Obscure: At Marygreen (1971) ... (writer)
 2005 Under the Greenwood Tree (TV Movie) (novel)
 2003 The Mayor of Casterbridge (TV Movie) (novel)
 2002 The Sunday Programme (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 December 2002 (2002) ... (poem)
 2000 The Claim (novel "The Mayor of Casterbridge")
 1998 The Scarlet Tunic (story "The Melancholy Hussar")
 1998 Far from the Madding Crowd (TV Movie) (novel)
 1998 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (TV Movie) (novel)
 1997 The Woodlanders (novel)
 1996 Jude (novel "Jude the Obscure")
 1994 The Return of the Native (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 The Day After the Fair (TV Movie) (novel "On the Western Circuit")
 1985 Exploits at West Poley (TV Movie) (story "Our Exploits at West Poley")
 1980 Romina (TV Series)
 1979 Tess (novel "Tess of the d'Urbervilles")
 1978 The Mayor of Casterbridge (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1978) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1978) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (novel)
 1976 2nd House (TV Series) (novel "The Mayor of Casterbridge" - 1 episode)
- Wife for Life? (1976) ... (novel "The Mayor of Casterbridge")
 1974 The Day After the Fair (TV Movie)
 1973 Wessex Tales (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 6 episodes)
- Barbara of the House of Grebe (1973) ... (short story)
- The Melancholy Hussar (1973) ... (short story)
- An Imaginative Woman (1973) ... (short story)
- A Tragedy of Two Ambitions (1973) ... (short story)
- Fellow Townsmen (1973) ... (short story)
 1971 Jude the Obscure (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Christminster Again (1971) ... (novel)
- To Aldbrickham (1971) ... (novel)
- To Shaston (1971) ... (novel)
- To Melchester (1971) ... (novel)
- To Christminster (1971) ... (novel)
 1970 Hora once (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La bien amada (1970)
 1970 The Woodlanders (TV Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Marty (1970) ... (novel)
- Felice (1970) ... (novel)
- Grace (1970) ... (novel)
- Giles (1970) ... (novel)
 1970 Mi-ae (novel "Tess D'Urbervilles")
 1969 The Distracted Preacher (TV Movie) (short story)
 1967 Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (novel "Tess of the D'Ubervilles")
 1967 Far from the Madding Crowd (from the novel by)
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Tess (1960) ... (novel)
 1959 Tess d'Urberville (TV Movie) (novel)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Second Stranger (1956) ... (story)
 1953 The Secret Cave (novel "Our Exploits at West Poley")
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Three Strangers (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (TV Movie) (novel)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Three Strangers (1949) ... (story)
 1944 Man Ki Jeet (novel "Tess of the d'Ubervilles")
 1940 A Romantic Adventure (story "The Loves of Margery")
 1929 The Greenwood Tree (novel)
 1924 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (novel)
 1921 The Mayor of Casterbridge (novel)
 1913 Tess of the D'Urbervilles (novel)
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His play, "The Dynasts," was performed at the Kingsway Theatre in London, England with Henry Ainley, Esme Beringer, Carrie Haase, Nicholas Hannen, Rutland Barrington, Sydney Valentine, Murray Carrington, and Allan Jeayes in the cast. Harley Granville Barker was producer and editor. Norman Wilkinson was art director. Cecil Sharp... See more »

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British poet and novelist of the country genre (all set in Wessex), a master at regional dialect. He was initially trained as an architect and turned to full-time writing in 1867. He was a pessimist, taking a fairly grim view of life, often focusing on unhappiness, failure and unrequited love or passion. See more »

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