After suffering through periods of neglect and critical disparagement, A Pair of Blue Eyes (1873) has come to be recognized not only as a significant precursor to later Hardy works such as Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) and Jude the Obscure (1895), but as an important early novel in its own right. The following bibliography should provide Hardy researchers with a fairly comprehensive list of scholarly articles written on A Pair of Blue Eyes in the last thirty years.

Ahmad, Suleiman M. "Emma Hardy and the MS of A Pair of Blue Eyes." Notes and Queries 26: (1979): 320-22.

---. "Thomas Hardy's Last Revision of A Pair of Blue Eyes." PBSA: Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 72 (1978): 109-12.

---. "Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes and Sheridan's The School for Scandal." Notes and Queries 24 (1977): 430.

---. "Early Reviewing of Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes: A Correction." Notes and Queries 24 (1977): 430.

Amos, Arthur. "Accident and Fate: The Possibility for Action in A Pair of Blue Eyes." English Literature in Transition (1880-1920) 15 (1972): 158-67.

Bolduc, Stevie Anne. "The Imperative for Individuation: Thomas Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes." Journal of Evolutionary Psychology 4:3-4 (1983): 196-206.

Bromwich, David. "Poetic Invention and the Self-Unseeing." Grand Street 7:1 (1987): 115-129.

Clough, Peter W. L. "Hardy's Trilobite." The Thomas Hardy Journal 4:2 (1988): 29-31.

Dessner, Lawrence Jay. "Space, Time, and Coincidence in Hardy." Studies in the Novel 24:2 (1992): 154-72.

Devereux, Jo. "Thomas Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes: The Heroine as Text." Victorian Newsletter 81 (1992): 20-23.

DeVitis, A. A. and William J. Palmer. "A Pair of Blue Eyes Flash at The French Lieutenant's Woman." Contemporary Literature 15 (1974): 90-101.

Halperin, John. "Leslie Stephen, Thomas Hardy, and A Pair of Blue Eyes." Modern Language Review 75 (1980): 738-45.

Jones, Lawrence. "Thomas Hardy and the Cliff without a Name." Geography and Literature: A Meeting of the Disciplines. Ed. Housley Paul Simpson. Syracuse: Syracuse UP, 1987. 169-184.

Manford, Alan L. "Thomas Hardy's Later Revisions in A Pair of Blue Eyes." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 76:2 (1982): 209-220.

McClure, Paul. "A Note on the Cliff Scene in Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes." Durham University Journal 52:1 (1991): 53.

Millgate, Michael. "The Discarded Preface to A Pair of Blue Eyes." Thomas Hardy Journal 13:3 (1997): 58-59.

---. "Thomas Hardy: A Mystery Solved." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 70 (1976): 406-07.

Otto, Karen E. "Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes and Sheridan's The School for Scandal: A Correction." Notes and Queries 31 (1984): 501.

Rimmer, Mary. "Club Laws: Chess and the Construction of Gender in A Pair of Blue Eyes." The Sense of Sex: Feminist Perspective on Hardy. Ed. Margaret R. Higonnet. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1993. 203-20.

Schweik, Robert. "'Life and Death Are Neighbours Nigh': Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes and the Uses of Incongruity." Philological Quarterly 76:1 (1997): 87-100.

Smith, Curtis C. "Natural Settings and Natural Characters in Hardy's Desperate Remedies and A Pair of Blue Eyes." Thoth: Syracuse University Graduate Studies in English 8 (1967): 84-97.

Steig, Michael. "The Problem of Literary Value in Two Early Hardy Novels." Texas Studies in Literature and Language: A Journal of the Humanities 12 (1970): 55-62.

Sugimura, Yasunori. "Repetition and Relativity: The Inner Structure of A Pair of Blue Eyes." Shiron 25 (1986): 69-88.

Ward, Paul. "'A Pair of Blue Eyes' and the Descent of Man." The Thomas Hardy Yearbook 5 (1975): 47-55.

Wing, George. "A Romantic 'Sort of Warehouse'." The Thomas Hardy Yearbook 6 (1976): 6-17.

Wittenberg, Judith Bryant. "Early Hardy Novels and the Fictional Eye." Novel: A Forum on Fiction 16:2 (1983), 151-164.


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