Rankin chooses Thomas Hardy's poem Neutral Tones
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Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy
Photographer Rankin chooses the poem Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy, written in 1867.
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From the Archive
Thomas Hardy's Neutral Tones read by Sarah Cookson.
From Poetry Please 06 Dec 1992 on Radio 4
Claire Tomalin - the award-winning author of Hardy's biography- talks about discovering his poetry in her youth.
From Bookclub 07 Nov 2010 on Radio 4
David Owen Norris and Professor John Mullan visit Thomas Hardy's house in Dorset, called Max Gate.
From Thomas Hardy's iPod
Rankin talks to John Wilson about his latest exhibition, inspired by the death of parents.
Photo credit: Jerome Weatherald