Lady Anna

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Počet stran: 517
When it appeared in 1874, Lady Anna met with little success, and positively outraged the conservative - This is the sort of thing the reading public will never stand...a man must be embittered by some violent present exasperation who can like such disruptions of social order as this.' ( Saturday Review ) - although Trollope himself considered it the best novel I ever wrote! Very much! Quite far away above all others!!!' This tightly constructed and passionate study of enforced marriage in the world of Radical politics and social inequality, records the lifelong attempt of Countess Lovel to justify her claim to her title, and her daughter Anna's legitimacy, after her husband announces that he already has a wife. However, mother and daughter are driven apart when Anna defies her mother's wish that she marry her cousin, heir to her father's title, and falls in love with journeyman tailor and young Radical Daniel Thwaite. The outcome is never in doubt, but Trollope's ambivalence on the question is profound, and the novel both intense and powerful.

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Lots of legal wranglings in this 1874 Trollope novel, which unlike most of them (particularly those I've enjoyed most) is mostly plot without the delightful subplots running through. I enjoyed the ... Přečíst celou recenzi

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‘Lady Anna’ was published in 1874 after, quite remarkably, Trollope wrote it from start to finish on a voyage to Australia. He said: “‘Lady Anna’ is the best thing I ever wrote! Very much! Quite far ... Přečíst celou recenzi

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The Early History of Lady Lovel
1
CHAPTER II
12
LADY ANNA
23
CHAPTER IV
31
CHAPTER V
42
CHAPTER VI
57
CHAPTER VII
63
CHAPTER VIII
72
CHAPTER XXVIII
286
CHAPTER XXX
312
CHAPTER XXXII
332
CHAPTER XXXV
368
Lady Annas Offer
411
CHAPTER XL
419
CHAPTER XLI
430
Daniel Thwaite comes to Keppel Street
441

CHAPTER IX
84
CHAPTER X
93
CHAPTER XIII
127
CHAPTER XIV
140
CHAPTER XVI
160
CHAPTER XVIII
182
CHAPTER XXI
215
CHAPTER XXIII
239
CHAPTER XXVI
266
CHAPTER XLIII
452
CHAPTER XLIV
462
CHAPTER XLV
473
CHAPTER XLVI
487
CHAPTER XLVII
497
CHAPTER XLVIII
505
Explanatory Noles
514
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O autorovi (1998)

Stephen Orgel is Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of English at Stanford University. He has edited The Tempest for The Oxford Shakespeare, and the forthcoming Oxford Authors Milton.

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