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Author Hardy, Thomas
Title Well-Beloved : A Sketch of a Temperament
Imprint Auckland : The Floating Press, 2011
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Note Intro -- Title -- Contents -- Preface -- PART FIRST - A YOUNG MAN OF TWENTY -- I - A Supposititious Presentment of Her -- II - The Incarnation is Assumed to Be True -- III - The Appointment -- IV - A Lonely Pedestrian -- V - A Charge -- VI - On the Brink -- VII - Her Earlier Incarnations -- VIII - 'Too Like the Lightning' -- IX - Familiar Phenomena in the Distance -- PART SECOND - A YOUNG MAN OF FORTY -- I - The Old Phantom Becomes Distinct -- II - She Draws Close and Satisfies -- III - She Becomes an Inaccessible Ghost -- IV - She Threatens to Resume Corporeal Substance -- V - The Resumption Takes Place -- VI - The Past Shines in the Present -- VII - The New Becomes Established -- VIII - His Own Soul Confronts Him -- IX - Juxtapositions -- X - She Fails to Vanish Still -- XI - The Image Persists -- XII - A Grille Descends Between -- XIII - She is Enshrouded from Sight -- PART THIRD - A YOUNG MAN OF SIXTY -- I - She Returns for the New Season -- II - Misgivings on the Re-Embodiment -- III - The Renewed Image Burns Itself In -- IV - A Dash for the Last Incarnation -- V - On the Verge of Possession -- VI - The Well-Beloved is-Where? -- VII - An Old Tabernacle in a New Aspect -- VIII - 'Alas for this Grey Shadow, Once a Man!'
Sculptor Jocelyn Pierston is obsessed by the notion of female beauty -- and he'll travel to the ends of the earth to find a living, breathing model that embodies the ideal that haunts his imagination. His creative quest compels him to hang around the edges of a family of famed British beauties and pester three generations of the women. Will he fulfill his artistic dream? Read The Well-Beloved to find out
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hardy, Thomas Well-Beloved : A Sketch of a Temperament Auckland : The Floating Press,c2011
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.;Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.;Sculptors -- Fiction.;Portland (England) -- Fiction
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