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But Duffy is able to demonstrate that a clear majority of cathedral dignitaries people one might expect to be Trollopean timeservers also refused to serve the new regime, and hints – further research is required on this – that there may have been much more resistance among the parish clergy than has often been supposed.
Lurking behind Collins' very Trollopean interests in pages produced and cash received, then, is a much more dangerous history of the Victorian novel, one that threatens the last remnants of both the writer's and the reader's control...
Granted, I do tend to go on at great length, but "will write a Trollopean dissertation" was not one of my goals in graduate school.
There is a good caricature of this in an American book, I forget its title, written some time ago, to show the simplicity, gullibility, and vindictivness of our Trollopean travellers.
Lees-Milne's love-hate with his ducal neighbour from the big house is irresistible: the author sums up the duke as possessing "limited charm but impeccable manners" before painting some relishable Trollopean scenes of house-party behaviour at the horse-trials such as when, to the duke's demonic fury, preciously camp little Lord Snowdon stamps out of Badminton in a fearful huff after insisting the cross-country must "terrify all the horses".