176 relations: A Changed Man and Other Tales, A Glastonbury Romance, A Group of Noble Dames, A Laodicean, A Mere Interlude, A Pair of Blue Eyes, A Tragedy of Two Ambitions, Agnosticism, Alexander Balloch Grosart, Alicia's Diary, Anglicanism, Architectural Association School of Architecture, Arthur Blomfield, Arthur Schopenhauer, Astronomy, Auguste Comte, Ballad, Baptists, Barbara of the House of Grebe, BBC, BBC Radio 4, Believer's baptism, Benjamin Britten, Bishop of Wakefield (diocese), C. H. Sisson, Cakes and Ale, Charles Angell Bradford, Charles Dickens, Charles Fourier, Charles Milnes Gaskell (Liberal politician), Charlotte Brontë, Christopher Durang, Church of England, Claire Tomalin, Cliffhanger, Columbia University Press, D. H. Lawrence, David Musselwhite, Deism, Desperate Remedies, Dorchester, Dorset, Dorset, Dramatic monologue, Dylan Thomas, Earth and Air and Rain, Egdon Heath (Holst), Emma Gifford, Ezra Pound, Faber and Faber, Far from the Madding Crowd, ..., Florence Dugdale, Florence Henniker, George Eliot, George Meredith, Georgian Poetry, Gerald Finzi, Gideon Mantell, Good-Bye to All That, Gustav Holst, Half Man Half Biscuit, Harry Ransom Center, Henry Moule, Henry R. Bastow, Herbert Spencer, Horatio Mosley Moule, Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles, Irony, John Cowper Powys, John Fowles, John Stuart Mill, Jude the Obscure, King's College London, Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Verses, Life's Little Ironies, Literary realism, Lyric poetry, Maiden Castle (novel), Max Gate, Metaphysics, Midland Railway, Moments of Vision, Napoleonic Wars, National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, Naturalism (literature), Nobel Prize in Literature, Novelist, Order of Merit, Our Exploits At West Poley, Oxford University Press, Philip Larkin, Pleurisy, Plymouth Brethren, Poems 1912–13, Poems of the Past and the Present, Poetry Foundation, Poets' Corner, Post-punk, Pound sterling, Reredos, Robert Frost, Robert Graves, Robert Langbaum, Robinson Jeffers, Romanticism, Rowman & Littlefield, Royal Institute of British Architects, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Rupert Brooke, Satires of Circumstance, Saxons, Second Boer War, Second Epistle of Peter, Siegfried Sassoon, South West England, Spiritism, St Julitta's Church, St Juliot, St Pancras Old Church, St Pancras railway station, St. Martin's Press, Stinsford, Sturminster Newton, Sydney Cockerell, T. S. Eliot, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, The Big Read, The Blinded Bird, The Dynasts, The Fiddler of the Reels, The Hand of Ethelberta, The Man He Killed, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Poor Man and the Lady, The Rainbow, The Return of the Native, The Three Strangers, The Trumpet-Major, The Unconquerable, The Well-Beloved, The Woodlanders, Thomas Gray, Thomas Hardy's Cottage, Thomas Hardy's Wessex, Time's Laughingstocks and Other Verses, Tintagel, Two on a Tower, Under the Greenwood Tree, University of Texas at Austin, University of Toronto Press, University Press of Kansas, Victorian era, Victorian literature, Vinkensport, Virginia Woolf, Vivisection, W. B. Yeats, W. D. Snodgrass, W. H. Auden, W. Somerset Maugham, Walsham How, Wenlock Priory, Wessex, Wessex Poems and Other Verses, Wessex Tales, Westminster Abbey, Weymouth Sands, Weymouth, Dorset, William Barnes, William Tinsley (publisher), William Wordsworth, Windsor, Berkshire, Winter Words (song cycle), Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres, Wolf Solent, Women in Love, World War I, Yeovil. Expand index (126 more) » « Shrink index
A Changed Man and Other Tales is a collection of twelve tales written by Thomas Hardy.
A Glastonbury Romance was written by John Cowper Powys (1873–1963) in rural upstate New York and first published by Simon and Schuster in New York City in March 1932.
A Group of Noble Dames is an 1891 collection of short stories written by Thomas Hardy.
A Laodicean; or, The Castle of the De Stancys.
"A Mere Interlude" is a short story by Thomas Hardy.
A Pair of Blue Eyes is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in 1873, first serialised between September 1872 and July 1873.
"A Tragedy of Two Ambitions" is a short story by Thomas Hardy and was published in his collection Life's Little Ironies in 1894.
Agnosticism is the view that the existence of God, of the divine or the supernatural is unknown or unknowable.
Alexander Balloch Grosart (18 June 182716 March 1899) was a Scottish clergyman and literary editor.
Alicia's Diary is a short story written by Victorian novelist Thomas Hardy in 1887.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
The Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, commonly referred to as the AA, is the oldest independent school of architecture in the UK and one of the most prestigious and competitive in the world.
Sir Arthur William Blomfield (6 March 182930 October 1899) was an English architect.
Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher.
Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.
Isidore Marie Auguste François Xavier Comte (19 January 1798 – 5 September 1857) was a French philosopher who founded the discipline of praxeology and the doctrine of positivism.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
"Barbara of the House of Grebe" is the second of ten short stories in Thomas Hardy's frame narrative A Group of Noble Dames.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
Believer's baptism (occasionally called credobaptism, from the Latin word credo meaning "I believe") is the Christian practice of baptism as this is understood by many evangelical denominations, particularly those that descend from the Anabaptist and English Baptist tradition.
Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.
The Bishop of Wakefield was the ordinary of the now-defunct Church of England Diocese of Wakefield in the Province of York.
Charles Hubert Sisson, CH (22 April 1914 – 5 September 2003), usually cited as C. H. Sisson, was a British writer, best known as a poet and translator.
Cakes and Ale, or, The Skeleton in the Cupboard (1930) is a novel by the British author W. Somerset Maugham.
Charles Angell Bradford (1864–1940) was a British writer and historian.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
François Marie Charles Fourier (7 April 1772 – 10 October 1837) was a French philosopher, influential early socialist thinker and one of the founders of utopian socialism.
Charles George Milnes Gaskell PC (23 January 1842 – 9 January 1919) was an English lawyer and Liberal Party politician.
Charlotte Brontë (commonly; 21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature.
Christopher Ferdinand Durang (born January 2, 1949) is an American playwright known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
Claire Tomalin (born Claire Delavenay on 20 June 1933) is an English author and journalist, known for her biographies on Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Samuel Pepys, Jane Austen, and Mary Wollstonecraft.
A cliffhanger, or cliffhanger ending, is a plot device in fiction which features a main character in a precarious or difficult dilemma, or confronted with a shocking revelation at the end of an episode of serialized fiction.
Columbia University Press is a university press based in New York City, and affiliated with Columbia University.
Herman Melville, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Schopenhauer, Lev Shestov, Walt Whitman | influenced.
David Musselwhite (3 December 1940 – 23 February 2010) was a British literary critic and academic.
Deism (or; derived from Latin "deus" meaning "god") is a philosophical belief that posits that God exists and is ultimately responsible for the creation of the universe, but does not interfere directly with the created world.
Desperate Remedies is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published anonymously by Tinsley Brothers in 1871.
Dorchester is the county town of Dorset, England.
Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.
Dramatic monologue, also known as a persona poem, is a type of poetry written in the form of a speech of an individual character.
Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "And death shall have no dominion"; the 'play for voices' Under Milk Wood; and stories and radio broadcasts such as A Child's Christmas in Wales and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog.
Earth and Air and Rain is a song cycle for baritone and piano by Gerald Finzi (190156).
Egdon Heath, Op.
Emma Lavinia Gifford (24 November 1840 – 27 November 1912) was the first wife of British writer Thomas Hardy.
Ezra Weston Loomis Pound (30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972) was an expatriate American poet and critic, as well as a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement.
Faber and Faber Limited, often abbreviated to Faber, is an independent publishing house in the United Kingdom.
Far from the Madding Crowd (1874) is Thomas Hardy's fourth novel and his first major literary success.
Florence Emily Dugdale (12 January 187917 October 1937) was a writer of children's stories and the second wife of Thomas Hardy.
Florence Henniker (1855–1923) was a British novelist.
Mary Anne Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880; alternatively "Mary Ann" or "Marian"), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era.
George Meredith, OM (12 February 1828 – 18 May 1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era.
Georgian Poetry refers to a series of anthologies showcasing the work of a school of British poetry that established itself during the early years of the reign of King George V of the United Kingdom.
Gerald Raphael Finzi (14 July 1901 – 27 September 1956) was a British composer.
Gideon Algernon Mantell MRCS FRS (3 February 1790 – 10 November 1852) was an English obstetrician, geologist and palaeontologist.
Good-Bye to All That, an autobiography by Robert Graves, first appeared in 1929, when the author was 34 years old.
Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher.
Half Man Half Biscuit are an English rock band, formed in 1984 in Birkenhead, Merseyside.
The Harry Ransom Center is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, specializing in the collection of literary and cultural artifacts from the United States and Europe for the purpose of advancing the study of the arts and humanities.
Henry Moule (1801–1880) was a priest in the Church of England and inventor of the dry earth toilet, a type of pail closet.
Henry Robert Bastow (1839 – 30 September 1920) was an Australian architect, known for overseeing the design and construction of over 600 schools for the new Victorian Education Department in the 1870s and 1880s.
Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820 – 8 December 1903) was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era.
Horatio Mosley Moule (1832–1873) was the fourth son of Anglican priest and inventor Henry Moule, and is best remembered as a friend of Thomas Hardy.
Human Shows, Far Phantasies, Songs and Trifles is the penultimate collection of poems by English poet Thomas Hardy, and was published in 1925.
Irony, in its broadest sense, is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or event in which what appears, on the surface, to be the case, differs radically from what is actually the case.
John Cowper Powys (8 October 187217 June 1963) was a British philosopher, lecturer, novelist, literary critic, and poet.
John Robert Fowles (31 March 1926 – 5 November 2005) was an English novelist of international stature, critically positioned between modernism and postmodernism.
John Stuart Mill, also known as J.S. Mill, (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist, and civil servant.
Jude the Obscure is a novel by Thomas Hardy, which began as a magazine serial in December 1894 and was first published in book form in 1895.
King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London.
Late Lyrics and Earlier with Many Other Verses is a collection of poems by English poet Thomas Hardy, and was published in 1922.
Life's Little Ironies is a collection of tales written by Thomas Hardy, originally published in 1894, and republished with a slightly different collection of stories, for the Uniform Edition in 1927/8.
Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid nineteenth-century French literature (Stendhal), and Russian literature (Alexander Pushkin) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Lyric poetry is a formal type of poetry which expresses personal emotions or feelings, typically spoken in the first person.
Maiden Castle by John Cowper Powys was first published in 1936 and is the last of Powys so-called Wessex novels, following Wolf Solent (1929), A Glastonbury Romance (1932), Weymouth Sands (1934).
Max Gate is the former home of Thomas Hardy and is located on the outskirts of Dorchester, Dorset, England.
Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of being, existence, and reality.
The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
Moments of Vision is a collection of poems by English poet Thomas Hardy published in 1917.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
The term naturalism was coined by Émile Zola, who defines it as a literary movement which emphasizes observation and the scientific method in the fictional portrayal of reality.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.
The Order of Merit (Ordre du Mérite) is an order of merit recognising distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture.
Our Exploits At West Poley is short story by Thomas Hardy which he wrote in 1892–3, subtitled "a story for boys".
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and librarian.
Pleurisy, also known as pleuritis, is inflammation of the membranes that surround the lungs and line the chest cavity (pleurae).
The Plymouth Brethren are a conservative, low church, nonconformist, evangelical Christian movement whose history can be traced to Dublin, Ireland, in the late 1820s, originating from Anglicanism.
Poems of 1912-1913 are an elegiac sequence written by Thomas Hardy in response to the death of his wife Emma, in November 1912.
Poems of the Past and the Present is the second collection of poems by English poet Thomas Hardy, and was published in 1901.
The Poetry Foundation is a Chicago-based American foundation created to promote poetry in the wider culture.
Poets' Corner is the name traditionally given to a section of the South Transept of Westminster Abbey because of the high number of poets, playwrights, and writers buried and commemorated there.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
A reredos (IPA /ˈrɪɚdɒs/) or raredos is a large altarpiece, a screen, or decoration placed behind the altar in a church.
Robert Lee Frost (March26, 1874January29, 1963) was an American poet.
Robert Graves (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985), also known as Robert von Ranke Graves, was an English poet, historical novelist, critic, and classicist.
Robert Woodrow Langbaum (born February 23, 1924) is an American author.
John Robinson Jeffers (January 10, 1887 – January 20, 1962) was an American poet, known for his work about the central California coast.
Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is an independent publishing house founded in 1949.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is a charity operating in England and Wales that promotes animal welfare.
Rupert Chawner Brooke (middle name sometimes given as "Chaucer;" 3 August 1887 – 23 April 1915The date of Brooke's death and burial under the Julian calendar that applied in Greece at the time was 10 April. The Julian calendar was 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar.) was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War, especially "The Soldier.” He was also known for his boyish good looks, which were said to have prompted the Irish poet W. B. Yeats to describe him as "the handsomest young man in England.”.
Satires of Circumstance is a collection of poems by English poet Thomas Hardy, and was published in 1914.
The Saxons (Saxones, Sachsen, Seaxe, Sahson, Sassen, Saksen) were a Germanic people whose name was given in the early Middle Ages to a large country (Old Saxony, Saxonia) near the North Sea coast of what is now Germany.
The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.
The Second Epistle of Peter, often referred to as Second Peter and written 2 Peter or in Roman numerals II Peter (especially in older references), is a book of the New Testament of the Bible, traditionally held to have been written by Saint Peter.
Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English poet, writer, and soldier.
South West England is one of nine official regions of England.
Spiritism is a spiritualistic religion codified in the 19th century by the French educator Hippolyte Léon Denizard Rivail, under the codename Allan Kardec; it proposed the study of "the nature, origin, and destiny of spirits, and their relation with the corporeal world".
St Julitta’s Church, St Juliot is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England in St Juliot, Cornwall.
St Pancras Old Church is a Church of England parish church in Somers Town, Central London.
St Pancras railway station, also known as London St Pancras and officially since 2007 as St Pancras International, is a central London railway terminus located on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden.
Stinsford is a village and civil parish in southwest Dorset, England, one mile east of Dorchester.
Sturminster Newton is a town and civil parish in the Blackmore Vale area of Dorset, England.
Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell (16 July 1867 – 1 May 1962) was an English museum curator and collector.
Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".
Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented is a novel by Thomas Hardy.
The Big Read was a survey on books carried out by the BBC in the United Kingdom in 2003, where over three quarters of a million votes were received from the British public to find the nation's best-loved novel of all time.
"The Blinded Bird" is a 1916 poem written by English author and poet Thomas Hardy.
The Dynasts is an English-language drama in verse by Thomas Hardy.
"The Fiddler of the Reels" is a short story by British writer Thomas Hardy.
The Hand of Ethelberta: A Comedy in Chapters is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in 1876.
"The Man He Killed" is a poem written by Thomas Hardy.
The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a Man of Character is an 1886 novel by British author Thomas Hardy.
The Poor Man and the Lady was the first novel written by Thomas Hardy.
The Rainbow is a 1915 novel by British author D. H. Lawrence.
The Return of the Native is Thomas Hardy's sixth published novel.
"The Three Strangers" is a short story by Thomas Hardy from 1883.
The Trumpet-Major is a novel by Thomas Hardy published in 1880, and his only historical novel.
"The Unconquerable" is a short story traditionally credited to Thomas Hardy, though its true authorship has long been the subject of controversy.
The Well-Beloved: A Sketch of a Temperament is a novel by Thomas Hardy, serialized in 1892, and published as a book in 1897.
The Woodlanders is a novel by Thomas Hardy.
Thomas Gray (26 December 1716 – 30 July 1771) was an English poet, letter-writer, classical scholar, and professor at Pembroke College, Cambridge.
Thomas Hardy's Cottage, in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, is a small cob and thatch building that is the birthplace of the English author Thomas Hardy.
The English author Thomas Hardy set all of his major novels in the south and southwest of England.
Time's Laughingstocks and Other Verses is a collection of poems by English poet Thomas Hardy, and was published in 1909.
Tintagel or Trevena (Tre war Venydh meaning village on a mountain) is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Two on a Tower (1882) is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy, classified by him as a romance and fantasy and now regarded as one of his minor works.
Under the Greenwood Tree: A Rural Painting of the Dutch School is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published anonymously in 1872.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.
The University of Toronto Press is a Canadian scholarly publisher and book distributor founded in 1901.
The University Press of Kansas is a publisher located in Lawrence, KS that represents the six state universities in the US state of Kansas: Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University (K-State), Pittsburg State University, the University of Kansas (KU), and Wichita State University.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837–1901) (the Victorian era).
Vinkensport (Dutch for "finch sport") is a competitive animal sport in which male common chaffinches are made to compete for the highest number of bird calls in an hour.
Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 188228 March 1941) was an English writer, who is considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
Vivisection is surgery conducted for experimental purposes on a living organism, typically animals with a central nervous system, to view living internal structure.
William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.
William De Witt Snodgrass (January 5, 1926 – January 13, 2009) was an American poet who also wrote under the pseudonym S. S. Gardons.
Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February 1907 – 29 September 1973) was an English-American poet.
William Somerset Maugham, CH (25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965), better known as W. Somerset Maugham, was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer.
William Walsham How(13 December 1823 – 10 August 1897) was an English bishop.
Wenlock Priory, or St Milburga's Priory, is a ruined 12th century monastery, located in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, at.
Wessex (Westseaxna rīce, the "kingdom of the West Saxons") was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the south of Great Britain, from 519 until England was unified by Æthelstan in the early 10th century.
Wessex Poems and Other Verses (often referred to simply as Wessex Poems) is a collection of fifty-one poems set against the bleak and forbidding Dorset landscape by English writer Thomas Hardy.
Wessex Tales is an 1888 collection of tales written by English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy, many of which are set before Hardy's birth in 1840.
Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.
Weymouth Sands was written by John Cowper Powys in rural upper New York State and published in February 1934 in New York City by Simon and Schuster.
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.
William Barnes (22 February 1801 – 7 October 1886) was an English writer, poet, Church of England priest, and philologist.
William Tinsley (13 July 1831 – 1 May 1902) was a British publisher.
William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
Winter Words, Op. 52, is a song cycle for tenor and piano by Benjamin Britten.
Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres is the last, posthumous collection of poems by English poet Thomas Hardy, and was published in 1928.
Wolf Solent is a novel by John Cowper Powys (1872–1963) that was written in rural upper New York State and published by Simon and Schuster in May 1929 in New York City.
Women in Love (1920) is a novel by British author D. H. Lawrence.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Yeovil is an English town and civil parish in the district of South Somerset, with a population of 45,000.