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 (trŏl′əp), Anthony 1815-1882.
British novelist best known for his novels set in the imaginary county of Barsetshire, especially Barchester Towers (1857).

Trol·lo′pi·an (trŏ-lō′pē-ən) adj.


1. (Biography) Anthony. 1815–82, English novelist. His most successful novels, such as The Warden (1855), Barchester Towers (1857), and Dr Thorne (1858), are those in the Barsetshire series of studies of English provincial life. The Palliser series of political novels includes Phineas Redux (1874) and The Prime Minister (1876)
2. (Biography) Joanna. born 1943, British novelist: her works include The Choir (1988), A Village Affair (1989), The Rector's Wife (1991), The Best of Friends (1995), and The Girl From the South (2002)


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Anthony, 1815–82, English novelist.
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WHEN it comes to job interviews there is nothing quite as Trollopian as the process by which the Church of England appoints its new vicars and rectors.
You don't get gifts like that any more" The Queen's reported remark after surveying some of the sumptuous presents given to her predecessors "To call yourself a Christian in contemporary Britain is to invite pity, condescension or cool dismissal" Michael Gove, Government Chief Whip "He sometimes resembles a Trollopian cleric who has forgotten to get dressed properly" A Church House spokesman on Dr John Sentamu, who eight years ago vowed not to wear a dog collar until there is an end to the rule of Zimbabwe's leader, Robert Mugabe "I enjoy being uncomfortable for some reason.
In contrast, Nussbaum traces a genealogy of the bastard character back through Shakespearean drama in order to develop her argument on Trollopian "subversion" of gendered norms of illegitimacy as they appear in literature.
Yet again the imagery of manual work has Trollopian overtones.
As a decades-long Trollopian, I find his self-proclaimed 'finest novel' to be enthralling enough to push away the cold and wind and take me directly to the green and flower-filled countryside of southwestern England to sip tea with all the saints, miscreants, pompous prelates and noble nabobs that inhabit this colorful world.