Bringing together leading and newly emerging scholars, The Routledge Research Companion to Anthony Trollope offers a comprehensive overview of Trollope scholarship and suggests new directions in Trollope studies. The first volume designed especially for advanced graduate students and scholars, the collection features essays on virtually every topic relevant to Trollope research, including the law, gender, politics, evolution, race, anti-Semitism, biography, philosophy, illustration, aging, sport, emigration, and the global and regional worlds.

chapter |12 pages


part |2 pages

PART I Political settings

chapter 1|20 pages

Trollope and politics

ByLauren M. E. Goodlad, Frederik Van Dam

chapter 2|14 pages

Trollope and the state

ByMichael Martel

part |2 pages

PART II Culture and gender

chapter 3|12 pages

Trollope the feminist

ByDeborah Denenholz Morse

chapter 4|9 pages

Anthony Trollope’s conduct-book fiction for men

ByHyson Cooper

chapter 5|12 pages

Women, violence, and modernity in The Way We Live Now

ByMary Jean Corbett

chapter 6|16 pages

Marital law in He Knew He Was Right

BySuzanne Raitt

chapter 7|11 pages

Legitimacy and illegitimacy

ByJenny Bourne Taylor

chapter 8|9 pages

Trollope and material culture

ByMargaret P. Harvey

part |2 pages

PART III Critical theory

chapter 10|5 pages

Trollope’s tragedy

ByJames Kincaid

chapter 11|12 pages

“As a matter of course”: Trollope’s ordinary realism

ByJonathan Farina

chapter 12|12 pages

Rethinking marriage: Trollope’s internal revision

ByHelena Michie

chapter 13|11 pages

Affective Trollope: marshaling the feelings in Orley Farm

BySuzanne Keen

chapter 15|11 pages

Trollope writes Trollope

ByMargaret Markwick

chapter 16|10 pages

Trollope and Darwin

ByLauren Cameron

part |2 pages

PART IV Illustration studies

chapter 17|26 pages

Trollope and illustration

ByPaul Goldman, David Skilton

part |2 pages

PART V Trollopian preoccupations

chapter 19|11 pages

“Fiery shorthand”: Trollope’s Irish novel

ByRobert Tracy

chapter 21|10 pages

Legal culture

ByAyelet Ben-Yishai

chapter 22|11 pages

Trollope and aging

ByKay Heath

chapter 23|9 pages

Trollope and literary labour

ByKate Osborne

chapter 24|8 pages

Trollope and field sports

ByHeather Miner

part |2 pages

PART VI Creed and cant

part |2 pages

PART VII Global Trollope

chapter 28|15 pages

Irish questions: Ireland and the Trollope novels

ByGordon Bigelow

chapter 30|11 pages

Trollope and emigration

ByTamara S. Wagner

chapter 33|12 pages

Trollope and global modernity

ByMark W. Turner