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Anthony Trollope’s He Knew He Was Right: a scrutiny of clinical melancholia

Marcus Stone, “Trevelyan at Casalunga” Dear friends and readers, Though it’s been some time since I taught Trollope’s He Knew He Was Right, and I have published a chapter of my book (Trollope on the ‘Net) on this novel, and...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 4 Jun 2019

Andrew Davies’s Les Miserables

Lily Collins as Fantine, holding Mailow Defoy as the child Cosette (Episode 2) Dominic West as the elusive mayor (Episode 2) Andrew Davies produces video masterpieces as regularly as other people simply go out to a movie, and in the last few years or...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 26 May 2019

Anthony Trollope’s Can You Forgive Her?: Making his or her way …

Caroline Mortimer as Alice Vavasour reading the morning after her and Lady Glen’s night in the priory at Matching … (1974 BBC Pallisers) Alice brooding just before she accepts John Grey (from original illustrations to the novel by Miss E...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 12 May 2019

Trollope’s Can You Forgive Her? (Palliser 1): a spring syllabus, OLLI at Mason

Plantagenet and Lady Glencora Palliser (Philip Latham and Susan Hampshire) on their honeymoon, hotel desk registration …. (1974 Pallisers, scripted Simon Raven) Burgo Fitzgerald buying some food and drink for a beggar girl, street walker (Hablôt...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 20 Mar 2019

A spring syllabus for reading Anthony Trollope’s Can You Forgive Her? or Palliser 1

Plantagenet and Lady Glencora Palliser (Philip Latham and Susan Hampshire) on their honeymoon, hotel desk registration …. (1974 Pallisers, scripted Simon Raven) Burgo Fitzgerald buying some food and drink for a beggar girl, street walker (Hablôt...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 17 Feb 2019

19th Century Christmas Stories: Chekhov’s mood pieces, an Oliphant tale of the “unseen,” & in Trollope’s Orley Farm

Christmas at Noningsby Friends and readers, As is our wont for too many years than I like to count, Christmas week on TrollopeandHisContemporaries@groups.io (we have now resided on five different platforms) we took time out to read a few Christmas or...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 3 Jan 2019

A small crow

My essay on Anthony Trollope now titled “”On Inventing a New Country: Trollope’s Depiction of Settler Colonialism,” has at long last been published in Antipodes. It was in 2015 that I attended the Trollope conference in Leuven...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 4 Oct 2018

English Lake District & the borders tour: more Wordsworth sites; Beatrix Potter (3)

Famous Photo of Beatrix Potter at Hill Top House Me in the same porch at Hill Top House Dear friends, Another day of remarkable site-seeing and experiences to report, this time with many more photos sent me by one of our Canterbury pilgrims. This day...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 31 Aug 2018

The melancholy of Simon Raven’s Pallisers serial drama

The Duke (Philip Lahtam) and Duchess (Susan Hampshire) in conflict in The Prime Minister (Pallisers 11:22) Friends and readers, Having once again watched the 26 episodes of Simon Raven’s 1974-75 BBC Pallisers with a few people on TrollopeandHisContemporaries@groups.io,...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 27 Jul 2018

Paul Scott’s Jewel in the Crown: on “race power”

Friends, I have written about Scott’s Staying On, the whole of the Raj Quartet, books and films, after reading through the books myself, teaching Staying On, listening to the texts from audiocassettes and watching the mini-series. So am skipping...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 20 Jun 2018

Trollope’s Traveler, Colonialist, Writing and Rural Tales: For Summer

Veronica Quilligan as Mally on cliff, Mally gathering seaweed, from 1970s Malachi’s Cove (Henry Herbert, BBC) A Syllabus For a course at the Oscher LifeLong Learning Institute at American University Day: Four Wednesdays, June 6 to 27 4400 Massachusetts...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 23 May 2018

Virginia Woolf’s Flush as a canonical modernist biography

Dear friends and readers, This and last week I read and discussed with a class of older adults, Woolf’s Flush. We had a very good time with it. We discussed it as a biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning through the eyes of her dog (anticipating...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 15 Mar 2018

A spring syllabus: Sexual and Marital Conflicts in Anthony Trollope

Louis (Oliver Dimsdale) and Emily (Laura Fraser) in later confrontation (2004 BBC/WBGH, scripted Andrew Davies) A Syllabus For a course at the Oscher LifeLong Learning Institute at George Mason University Day: Seven Wednesday mornings, 11:50 to 1:15 pm,...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 9 Mar 2018

Moving days

Dear friends, It’s not quite been like a UHaul, but it has taken a couple of weeks since I needed instruction and help and the actual transition was done by a remarkably generous digital expert at groups.io. I have been busy this last few days moving...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 1 Mar 2018

Thinking about biography

The first modern biographer, Lytton Strachey and his subject, Queen Victoria when young Friends, I’ve been thinking about biography all my life; that’s because I’ve been reading biography all my life. To prove to you how odd I am the...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 21 Feb 2018

Anna Karenina at the movies: wild inward romance (1997); or contemporary marital discontents (1985)

Sophie Marceau as Anna, typical odd angle, very close up shot (1997 written, directed, produced by Bernard Rose) Jacqueline Bisset as as a passive Anna submitting to Christopher Reeve as a conventional cad Vronsky (1985, script James Goldman, directed...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 13 Feb 2018

Trollope as post office man: two cheers for epistolary liberty

Anthony Trollope in old age, photograph by Julia Cameron Friends, An interlude. I interrupt our regularly scheduled programming about books, movies, cultural events. I promise not to go on for too long … I’ve written about Trollope as a semi-epistolary...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 4 Feb 2018

Anna Karenina at the movies, Garbo & Rathbone (1935) to Leigh & Richardson (1948)

Friends, Out of eighteen film adaptations, I watched five, attempted a sixth, and read good essays on yet three more. None of my choices were Russian. The finest, in my view is the longest, not written about anywhere, the 1977-78 BBC Anna Karenina, scripted...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 23 Jan 2018

Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina: a story of sex, marriage, & some local politics

Nicola Paget as Anna Karenina in the snow when she is still falling in love with Vronsky (1977 BBC AK) Friends and readers, Two summers ago our Trollope and his Contemporaries listserv on Yahoo (Trollope19thCstudies@yahoogroups.com) began nearly 6 months...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 8 Jan 2018

Trollope’s Dr Wortle’s School: a late novella

Friends and readers, Our second Trollope novel for spring and early summer was another novella, the very late Dr Wortle’s School. Not quite as little read as The Golden Lion of Granpere, it is written more in Trollope’s familiar vein: we have...
From: Ellen And Jim Have A Blog, Two on 23 Jun 2017

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