Thomas Hardy and the Cosmic Mind: A New Reading of The Dynasts

J. O. Bailey (Author)
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Bailey points out in this book that Hardy found a reasoned basis for his meliorism in Von Hartmann's Philosophy of the Unconscious. Hardy's philosophic thought influenced his interpretation of history. His Napoleon is not an example of failure with historical character "" but is a graphically imagined projection of an idea.

Originally published in 1856.

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The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date
30 December 2012

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