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Anthony Trollope and the Repellent Book

Leah Price

in How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691114170
eISBN:
9781400842186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691114170.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter contends that while the verbal content of novels forces readers to empathize with other minds, the material heft of the book allows them to block each other out. Moreover, the ... More


‘Two Nations on One Soil’: Land, Fenians, and Politics in Fiction

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The newer Irish land novel of the 1840s and beyond was different from what had gone before inasmuch as it essentially charted a struggle, both ideological and physical, between landlords and tenants ... More


Primogeniture, Legal Change, and Trollope

Saul Levmore

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter studies primogeniture and its impact, a preoccupation of novels of the time. It argues that novelists of the period were not social reformers with strong convictions about inheritance ... More


Trollope’s The Last Chronicle of Barset as a Model of Victorian Community

J. Hillis Miller

in Communities in Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263103
eISBN:
9780823266579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263103.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A novel such as Anthony Trollope’s The Last Chronicle of Barset can be thought of as a “model of community.” It represents in miniature what Trollope and his readers apparently thought Victorian ... More


Fiction and History: James's Early Theory of the Novel

Roslyn Jolly

in Henry James: History, Narrative, Fiction

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119852
eISBN:
9780191671227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119852.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The analogy between the novel and history, put forward so uncompromisingly in these lines from the essay ‘Anthony Trollope’, dominated Henry James's early theory of fiction. Implicit in his constant ... More


Malthus and the Famine Novel

CHRISTOPHER MORASH

in Writing the Irish Famine

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Far from being distracting pieces of narrative machinery which obscure the ‘real’ representation of the Irish Famine, the conventional elements of Victorian fiction give the Famine form and hence ... More


“India is ‘a Bore’”: Imperial Governmentality in The Eustace Diamonds

Lauren M. E. Goodlad

in The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728276
eISBN:
9780191794490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728276.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter looks at Anthony Trollope’s most sustained fictional meditation on India as well as a key example of the naturalistic narrative of capitalist globalization. Famously influenced by ... More


The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction After the Invention of the News

Matthew Rubery

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369267
eISBN:
9780199871148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explains why the Victorian novel is best understood alongside the simultaneous development of the news as a commercial commodity read by up to a million readers per day. The commercial ... More


Caesar, Cicero, and Anthony Trollope’s Public Men

Laura Eastlake

in Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198833031
eISBN:
9780191871351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833031.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter charts an increasing, if conflicted, desire in British political discourse generally, and the writings of Anthony Trollope specifically, to re-engage with Caesar, Cicero, and the history ... More


Trollopian “Foreign Policy”: Rootedness and Cosmopolitanism in the Mid-Victorian Global Imaginary

Lauren M. E. Goodlad

in The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728276
eISBN:
9780191794490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728276.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

An avid travel writer, who was also an astute ethnographer of provincial and metropolitan lifeworlds, Anthony Trollope’s richly sociological variations on the geopolitical aesthetic included multiple ... More


The Stain of Illegitimacy: Gender, Law, and Trollopian Subversion

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Illegitimacy is both legal disability and social stigma. In pre-Victorian and Victorian Britain, the two impediments were mutually reinforcing: legal exclusions imposed on “bastards” a debased social ... More


The Tragic, Pragmatism and the Postmodern

K. M. Newton

in Modern Literature and the Tragic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636730
eISBN:
9780748652082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636730.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter concentrates on the opposition between the tragic and the postmodern as represented by anti-foundationalist thinking, with Anthony Trollope's The Warden being discussed as a ... More


Liberalism in the Age of High Realism

Amanda Anderson

in Bleak Liberalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226923512
eISBN:
9780226923536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923536.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the influence of liberalism, both conceptually and formally, on the high realist tradition. Coming at the same historical juncture, liberalism and realism explore many of the ... More


At Home and Abroad in Victorian and Edwardian Fiction: From Vanity Fair to The Secret Agent

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter begins with a summary of the life of William Makepeace Thackeray and how he started writing novels. During his time, he wrote Vanity Fair, based in London, which was the centre of the ... More


Occupational Hazards: The Irishness of Liberal Opinion

Elaine Hadley

in Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores mid-Victorian political liberalism and liberalism's relation to its imperial holdings. It discusses how Ireland mattered in Anthony Trollope's novel Phineas Finn and it ... More


Autobiography As Epistemology: The Effacement of Self

George Levine

in Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475363
eISBN:
9780226475387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475387.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter closely explores Charles Darwin's Autobiography. The very qualities that mark the autobiographies of Darwin, Anthony Trollope, and John Stuart Mill as unliterary can be read as ... More


Authorial Integrity and the Threat of Mechanical Writing

Katherine Mullin

in Working Girls: Fiction, Sexuality, and Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198724841
eISBN:
9780191792342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724841.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines how fictions by Anthony Trollope, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, George Gissing, Bram Stoker, Arthur Conan Doyle, and James Joyce took telegraphists, then typists, as thrilling new ... More


Writing the Irish Famine

Christopher Morash

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182795
eISBN:
9780191673887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182795.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the late 1840s, more than one million Irish men and women died of starvation and disease, and a further two million emigrated in one of the worst European sustenance crises of modern times. Yet a ... More


Writing Spanish History in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Inquisition and “the Secret Race”

Michael Ragussis

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores the ideological uses of Spanish history in England, focusing on how the period of the Inquisition became a controversial subject, especially for Victorian authors of historical ... More


Dreaming across Oceans: Emigration and Nation at Christmas

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Victorian periodical Christmas stories about emigration. It argues that this highly popular literature was essentially cohesive in nature and utilized the medium of print to ... More


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