The Mayor of Casterbridge

by: Thomas Hardy

Suggestions for Further Reading

Further study Suggestions for Further Reading

Bloom, Harold, ed. Modern Critical Interpretations: Thomas Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1988.

Casagrande, Peter J.Unity in Hardy’s Novels: Repetitive Symmetries. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1982.

Daleski, H. M.Thomas Hardy and the Paradoxes of Love. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1997.

Edwards, Duane D.The Mayor of Casterbridge as Aeschylean Tragedy,” Studies in the Novel.4 (1972): 608–618.

Guerard, Albert J. Thomas Hardy: The Novels and Stories. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1949.

Howe, Irving.Thomas Hardy. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1966.

Kramer, Dale. “Character and the Cycle of Change in The Mayor of Casterbridge,” in Tennessee Studies in Literature, vol. 16 (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1971). 111–120.

Lerner, Laurence.Thomas Hardy’s The Mayor of Casterbridge: Tragedy or Social History. London: Sussex University Press, 1975.

Mickelson, Anne Z.Thomas Hardy’s Women and Men: The Defeat of Nature. Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow, 1976.

Paterson, John.The Mayor of Casterbridge as Tragedy,” Victorian Studies3 (1959): 151–172.

Taft, Michael. “Hardy’s Manipulation of Folklore and Literary Imagination: The Case of the Wife Sale in The Mayor of Casterbridge.Studies in the Novel13 (1981): 399–407.