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Anthony Trollope’s “Orley Farm”

150 years ago this month, London publishing firm Chapman and Hall issued the first monthly part of Anthony Trollope’s Orley Farm.  This novel, which concerns a forged will and the corrosive effects of guilt, quickly became a blockbuster hit among the reading public.  One factor in its appeal was the illustrations, done by famed pre-Raphaelite …

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New reference sources for research in Victorian Literature

Besides original works form the Victorian era, Special Collections acquires select editions of new references sources for our Victorian and Edwardian Literary Collections. Here are the most recent arrivals, covering the life and works of some major Victorian novelists. The Letters of William Ernest Henley to Robert Louis Stevenson, edited by Damian Atkinson (Rivendale, 2008).  …

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