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TrollopeAndHisContemporaries is a listserv group where people are invited to discuss Trollope's work and that of his 19th century contemporaries. We define the period generously from 1800-post1918, and cover all countries. We began in 1995 on Elizabeth Thompson's listserv at Majordomo and were founded as a separate group which had a dual focus by Michael Powe in Fall 1997. Our banner heading is George Hicks's painting, The General Post Office, One Minute to Six"  (1860).

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Donald Pleasence as Mr Harding from the BBC 1983 Barchester Chronicles.

Our schedule:

  • We are reading Trollope's The Way We Live Now. There is a brilliant 4 part film adaptation by Andrew Davies, which members are encouraged to watch and to discuss too
  • And our line-up for the later winter and spring into summer: EBB's Aurora Leigh, Wilkie Collins's Woman in White,  and Anne Rioux's Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. And any and all relevant films. The a novel by Antony Trollope: we will chose from among La Vendee, Miss Mackenzie, Trollope's Editor's Tales, Kept in the Dark, John Caldigate
  • We have then planned an E.M Forster summer! among the books we are contemplating:  The Longest Journey, Where Angels Fear to Tread, A Passage to India, Maurice & Aspects of the Novel
Movies: 19th century books on and film adaptations and historical movies set in or about our very long 19th century, including but not limited to the film adaptations of any and historical novels and Victorian and neo-Victorian novels (so Downton Abbey and any neo-Victorian serial drama is part of our terrain plus many Booker Prize books & historical fiction set in the long 19th century).

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