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An Autobiography


Συγγραφέας: Trollope Anthony
Εκδότης: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199537648
Σειρά βιβλίου: Oxford World's Classics
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 448
Διαστάσεις: 20x2x13
Γλώσσα Γραφής: english
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2010

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "An Autobiography"

Anthony Trollope is most famous for his portrait of the professional and landed classes of Victorian England, especially in his Palliser and Barsetshire novels. But he was also the author of one of the most fascinating autobiographies of the nineteenth century. Trollope was born in 1815, the son of a formidable mother and a tragically unsuccessful father. Poor, ill-dressed, awkward, and sullen, he was the victim of vicious bullying at Harrow and Winchester. But he managed later to carve out a successful career in the General Post Office while devoting every spare moment (except in hunting season) to writing. How he paid his groom to wake him every morning at 5.30 a.m. and disciplined himself to write 250 words every quarter of an hour has become part of literary legend. His efforts resulted in over sixty books, fortune, and fame, and in An Autobiography Trollope looks back on his life with some satisfaction. The facts he reveals and the opinions he records - about Dickens and George Eliot, politics and the civil service - are as revealing as the judgements he passes on his own character. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Trollope Anthony
Σειρά βιβλίου: Oxford World's Classics
ISBN: 9780199537648
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 30/11/2010
Εκδότης: Oxford University Press
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 448
Γλώσσα βιβλίου: english
Τόπος έκδοσης: Oxford
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 310 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 20x2x13 cm

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