Anthony Trollope | Critical Essay by R. H. Super

This literature criticism consists of approximately 20 pages of analysis & critique of Anthony Trollope.
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Critical Essay by R. H. Super

SOURCE: “Truth and Fiction in Trollope's Autobiography,Nineteenth-Century Literature, Vol. 48, No. 1, June, 1993, pp. 74-88.

In the following essay, Super reviews the exaggerations and inaccuracies in Trollope's An Autobiography, and contends that despite the faulty facts in the work, Trollope's vision remains pure.

It is a delicate and difficult matter to assess Trollope's judgment of Dickens, or Dickens's judgment of Trollope, at the personal level (Trollope is very explicit about his view of Dickens as a novelist).1 Their careers ran parallel in so many respects, and yet they disagreed so often on personal matters. Trollope loved the Garrick Club, Dickens quarrelled with it; Trollope was a devoted supporter of the Royal Literary Fund, and Dickens, with the same charitable intent, set up a rival organization. Yet Trollope was one of the financial supporters of the...

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