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Anthony Trollope: Exploring the Palliser Novels

The Palliser novels are one of the most famous series of novels written by one of the most popular and important of English novelists, Anthony Trollope. Centering on the aristocratic politician Plantagenet Palliser and his redoubtable wife Lady Glencora, these “parliamentary” novels explore the corridors of power in mid-Victorian England—but of equal significance are the love triangles, mysterious intrigues, and intriguing mysteries. In this course, two alternating instructors guide you through an examination of Trollope’s penetrating insights on political and social issues, as well as his investigation into psychological motivation, sexual politics, and the complicated desires of an amazing range of characters. Readings include Can You Forgive Her?, Phineas Finn, The Eustace Diamonds, Phineas Redux, The Prime Minister, and The Duke’s Children.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Heightened creative and critical thinking abilities
  • An understanding of six 19th-century classics by a major author

Ideal for

  • The curious and creative
  • Professionals who use critical thinking
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