Questions tagged [far-from-the-madding-crowd]

Questions about 'Far from the Madding Crowd' (1874), Thomas Hardy's fourth novel. Use this tag with the [thomas-hardy] tag.

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Justification of the title of “Far from the madding crowd” by Thomas Hardy [duplicate]

Ever since I began reading Thomas Hardy the thing that quite struck me is his titles for his works. In the novel Far from the madding crowd (usually called his first major literary success), Gabriel ...
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Meaning of "and a good halfpenny where 'twas a bad one" in Thomas Hardy's "Far from the Madding Crowd"

From Far from the Madding Crowd, from the scene in which Bathsheba is paying her workers their wages: "What do you do on the farm?" "I do do carting things all the year, and in seed time I shoots ...
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Why was Far from the Madding Crowd first published anonymously?

I recently learned that Thomas Hardy's novel Far from the Madding Crowd was first published anonymously in Cornhill Magazine. As far as I know, publishing novels as monthly serials was reasonably ...
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Why the title Far From the Madding Crowd for the Thomas Hardy novel?

The title of Thomas Hardy's novel Far From the Madding Crowd presumably comes from this famous phrase in Thomas Gray's poem "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard", but I can't really see the ...