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The mayor of casterbridge, one of thomas hardy's most powerful novels, opens with a scene of shocking heartlessness in a fit of drunken rage, michael henchard, an out-of-work laborer, sells his wife and baby daughter to a passing sailor when the horror of what he has done dawns on him the next. Thomas hardy, roman ruins, casterbridge by thomashardy a section from the mayor of casterbridge that summarizes hardy's historical vision - a mix of architectural, archeological, and human history, which humans ignore to their ignorant doom or observe to their eternal sadness. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: elt: volume 33:4 1990 on the sports pages of u s a today but cannot read another page in it anywhere richard hauer costa texas a & m university mayor of casterbridge harold bloom, ed thomas hardy's 'the mayor of casterbri. - thomas hardy's the mayor of casterbridge and frank norris' mcteague thomas hardy and frank norris are artists, painting portraits of men filled with character, that is distraught with regression the mayor of casterbridge, by thomas hardy is a powerful and searching fable.
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