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Egdon is a hamlet located in the County of Worcestershire and falls with the Civil Parish of Stoulton.

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Google previewThomas Hardy (2013)

The World of his Novels by J. B. Bullen

Egdon is an outstanding caseof this, appealingtoa special kind ofindividual who, like the heath, itself is 'majestic without severity, impressive without showiness ...

Google previewThomas Hardy and the Proper Study of Mankind (1993)

by Simon Gatrell

Egdon is a place where the temporal concerns of conventional Victorian Society seem petty, almost irrelevant . Clym returns from the city with a countenance that is becoming worn with thought and concern; the heath provides an environment in which the incipient marks of ...

Google previewA Hardy Companion (2016)

A Guide to the Works of Thomas Hardy by F B Pinion

For Eustacia, Egdon is a symbol of destiny to be rebelled against; for Clym, of a life to be endured with hope but not with overweening expectation. For the philosophical Hardy (whose recurrent views coincide with Clym's), it is an expression of almost timeless endurance against which the turmoil of a single man like Clym is a mere insignificance. It can be indifferent or cruel in the storms of winter or the torrid heat of summer. It can be intensely beautiful. It is like life; it reflects the moods ...

Google previewHardy: Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1991)

by Dale Kramer

Egdon is an expression of humanity's isolation within a specific, physical world. While the setting in most of Hardy's other novels is fairly restricted in range, the action of Tess is spread over nearly the entirety of Dorset, the core of Wessex, from the northern part (Marlott) of Dorset to the western (Emminster, where Angel's parents live) to the north-eastern (Trantridge; The Slopes) to the south- eastern (the Valley of Great Dairies). This range is rivalled by the way Jude the Obscure is ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

Egdon Heath in England becomes a character in the book. McNickle, D'Arcy. 1978. Wind from an Enemy Sky. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. A novel of Native America life of fictional tribe ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

andinchoral pieces such as the austere Egdon Heath ( 1927), inspiredby Thomas ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the British Short Story (2015)

by Andrew Maunder

not far from theborder of Egdon Heath, whose dark countenance was visible in the distance" (738). The wind howls "dismally over the slopes of the heath" (746) as Rhoda and Gertrude Lodge make ...

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Scrabble value of E1G2D2O1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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