American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Trollope, Anthony 1815-1882. British novelist. His novels set in the imaginary county of Barsetshire include Barchester Towers (1857) and Framley Parsonage (1861).
- n. A habitational surname derived from a place name in England.
- n. Anthony Trollope 1815-1882, English novelist.
- n. Frances Trollope 1780-1863, English writer.
- n. Joanna Trollope 1943-, English novelist.
- n. English writer of novels (1815-1882)
“Trollope is particularly cynical about party politics; he sees almost no ideological difference between Whigs and Tories, simply different styles of snobbery and patronage.”
“Trollope is a funny author, I usually keep her latest on my pile of books to read for ages, somehow reluctant to start, but once I do I usually enjoy her.”
“For the rest, we may judge that Flashman's frequent references to Punch, Pierce Egan's Tom and Jerry, and sensational fiction like Varney the Vampire, more fairly reflect his literary taste; we know from an earlier volume that the word Trollope meant only one thing to him, and it was not the author. [p. 94] 22.”
“Money matters, in Trollope’s world, and even an unprepossessing soul like Margaret Mackenzie can clock up a surprising three suitors, all of whom look less attractive than the last, and none of whom seems able to view her separately her from her eight thousand a year.”
“I haven’t read this yet (Trollope is a lifetime project!) but was similarly intirgued by its description on Radio 4 and will do soon.”
“The description of Mr. Wagge made me think of Obidiah Slope in Trollope’s Barchester series.”
“At one point in Trollope’s Phineas Redux (1874), one of the characters says, [T] he fact that the law held certain frauds to be hanging matters operated on the minds of men in regard to all fraud.”
“I have read Milford, partially read Köhle; Mrs. Trollope is impossible, and several others that I have impossible.”
“His most damaging shot was to call Trollope "almost entirely ignorant" of the clergy.”
“London Philharmonic Orchestra/Vanska, Royal Festival Hall, London The unseen Terry O'Neill: Unpublished portraits of the world's greatest stars BOOK REIVEW/Quiet man too noisy for a lord: 'Trollope' - Victoria Glendinning: Hutchinson,”
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