What did Thomas Hardy's poems reflect?

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What did Thomas Hardy's poems reflect?

The Poetry of Thomas Hardy:

Thomas Hardy was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian period, also influenced by the writers of the Romantic era. He is probably most remembered for his novels such as Tess of the d'Ubervilles and Far from the Madding Crowd.

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Hardy considered himself primarily a poet. His poetry reflects a melancholy view of life, and an influence from the Romantic poets like Wordsworth. He...

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