complete appreciation of the usual.The Barsetshire novels, upon which his fame rests, depict in detail the lives of a group of ordinary but interesting people who live in that fictional English county. The series as a whole presents a fascinating microcosm of Victorian society.
See his autobiography ed. by M. Sadleir (1883, repr. 1968) biographies of him by M. Sadleir (1927, new ed. 1961) and H. Walpole (1928) studies by A. O. J. Cockshut (1955), D. Smalley (1969), A. G. Freedman (1971), J. Pope-Hennessy (1971), W. M. Kendrick (1980), R. H. Super (1988), S. Wall (1989), and N. J. Hall (1992) L. P. and R. P. Stebbins, The Trollopes (1945, repr. 1968) biography of Frances Trollope by P. Neville-Sington (1998).
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