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Barchester Towers / Anthony Trollope.

By: Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882
Material type: TextTextSeries: Everyman's library ; 57Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992Edition: 1st edDescription: xxxiii, 277 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0679405879 :Subject(s): Barsetshire (England : Imaginary place) -- Fiction | Clergy -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.DDC classification: 823.8 LOC classification: PR5684 | .B3 1992Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Dissertation note: Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- actually went to the heart of mid-Victorian English society, and had, in other times and other guises, led to civil war and constitutional upheaval. Thai awareness heightens the comedy and intensifies the drama in this magnificent novel and it transforms the story of a fight for ascendency among the clergy and dependants of a great English cathedral into something fundamental and universal.
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Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities he exploits to hilarious effect -- actually went to the heart of mid-Victorian English society, and had, in other times and other guises, led to civil war and constitutional upheaval. Thai awareness heightens the comedy and intensifies the drama in this magnificent novel and it transforms the story of a fight for ascendency among the clergy and dependants of a great English cathedral into something fundamental and universal.

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxiv-xxv).

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