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Early Short Stories By Anthony Trollope

Early Short Stories by Anthony Trollope

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This collection of Trollope's short stories cover the years 1860-1865, and in many cases act as a narrative of his trips abroad during that time. The stories are arranged in order of composition, to give a sense of Trollope's rapidly developing skills as a practitioner in the genre.

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Early Short Stories by Anthony Trollope

Trollope's ventures in the field of short fiction came relatively late, following a series of trips abroad. Short stories struck him as a means of bringing together his traveller's tales, while at the same time exploiting the earning opportunities of the new monthly magazines which were springing up in Britain and America during the 1860s. This collection of "early" short stories covering the years 1860 to 1865, when Trollope was in his prime as a writer, offers some refreshingly un-Trollopian experiments in narrative. The tone varies from rollicking humour to grim, Balzacian realism. There are tender studies of courtship and stories dealing with the current realities of the American Civil War. Some of the stories flout the moral conventions and sexual standards of the mid-Victorian age, and they suffered at the hands of censorious editors, among them Thackeray. The stories are arranged in order of composition to give a sense of Trollope's rapidly developing skills as a practitioner in the genre. Even those who know Trollope well should find something novel and unusual in this collection.

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GOR010528740
9780192829870
0192829874
Early Short Stories by Anthony Trollope
Used - Like New
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1994-11-17
523
N/A
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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