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Anthony Trollope and his contemporaries study in the theory andconventions of mid-Victorian fiction by David Skilton

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trollope, Anthony, -- 1815-1882.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementDavid Skilton.
The Physical Object
Pagination(192)p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21297887M
ISBN 10033362887X

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The Way We Live Now―regarded by many as Anthony Trollope’s greatest novel―encompasses in its broad scope much of the business, political, social, and literary life of s its centre is the larger-than-life figure of Augustus Melmotte, a financier of uncertain background who rises to great heights over a financial speculation scheme involving plans for a railway in /5(). Anthony Trollope was one of the most prolific, respected, and successful English authors of the Victorian Era. He was well known for writing novels based on the fiction, travel, and history genres. Author Trollope was born on Ap , and died on December 6 Anthony Trollope () was an English author of literature. He wrote the Chronicles of Barsetshire and Palliser series. Trollope was one of the most respected novelists of his era, writing about the political, social and gender issues that were at play during the Victoria era. 'A book I admire. It has been of great value to me.' - J. Hillis Miller 'The first and still the best study of Trollope's relationships, connections and interactions with the literary world of his own time. Skilton's is the necessary introduction to any serious investigation of Trollope's fiction.' - Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Anthony Trollope () was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. He wrote penetrating novels on political, social, and gender issues and conflicts of his day. In Trollope left his positi. These books are generally considered his greatest works: * The Bachester series (The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, Framley Parsonage, The Small House at Allington, and The Last Chronicle of Barset) * The Palliser Novels (Can You For. Trollope on the Net. Ellen Moody. The Hambledon Press () ISBN: Ellen Moody’s Trollope on the Net is a true pioneer work on the ways the Internet has changed how we read and talk about books, using Anthony Trollope as her subject. While anyone who loves Trollope’s novels will enjoy this book for its extensive commentary on his novels, Moody’s . 'A book I admire. It has been of great value to me.' - J. Hillis Miller 'The first and still the best study of Trollope's relationships, connections and interactions with the literary world of his own time. Skilton's is the necessary introduction to any serious investigation of Trollope's fiction.' - .