Autobiography of Anthony Trollope

Anthony TROLLOPE (1815 - 1882)

Anthony Trollope's autobiography will delight you whether or not you've read (or listened to) any of his many works. His honest if self-deprecating tone is at times hilarious and at times piteously moving. His detailed descriptions of his writing process and his philosophy of writing as work rather than art are fascinating. Fans of Trollope will enjoy learning the man's perceptions of his novels' shortcomings and triumphs. Anyone will appreciate learning about his years devoted to churning out literature for profit while working full time with the post office. (Summary by JessicaLouise)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Jessica Louise
00:07:55
Play 01 My Education Jessica Louise
00:32:13
Play 02 My Mother Jessica Louise
00:23:57
Play 03 The General Post Office Jessica Louise
00:40:40
Play 04 Ireland––My First Two Novels Jessica Louise
00:33:52
Play 05 My First Success Jessica Louise
00:35:19
Play 06 "Barchester Towers" and the "Three Clerks" Jessica Louise
00:29:46
Play 07 "Doctor Thorne"-"The Bertrams"-"The West Indies"-:"The Spanish Main" Jessica Louise
00:22:43
Play 08 The "Cornhill Magazine" and "Framley Parsonage" Jessica Louise
00:34:51
Play 09 "Castle Richmond"-"Brown, Jones, and Robinson"-"North America"-"Orley Farm" Jessica Louise
00:29:07
Play 10 "The Small House at Allington"-"Can You Forgive Her?"-"Rachel Ray"-"Fortnightly Review" Jessica Louise
00:34:04
Play 11 "The Claverings"-"Pall Mall Gazette"-"Nina Balatka"-"Linda Tressel" Jessica Louise
00:26:51
Play 12 On Novels and the Art of Writing Them Jessica Louise
00:42:52
Play 13 On English Novelists of the Present Day Jessica Louise
00:27:41
Play 14 On Criticism Jessica Louise
00:15:30
Play 15 "The Last Chronicle of Barset"-"Leaving the Post Office"-"St. Paul's Magazine" Jessica Louise
00:29:39
Play 16 Beverley Jessica Louise
00:23:12
Play 17 The American Postal Treaty––The Question of Copyright with America––Four More Novels Jessica Louise
00:29:06
Play 18 "The Vicar of Bullhampton"-'"Sir Harry Hotsput"-"An Editor's Tales"-"Caesar" Jessica Louise
00:26:13
Play 19 "Ralph the Heir"––"The Eustace Diamonds"––"Lady Anna"––"Australia" Jessica Louise
00:18:06
Play 20 "The Way We Live Now" and "The Prime Minister"––Conclusion Jessica Louise
00:28:37