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Dr. Wortle"s school

Anthony Trollope

Dr. Wortle"s school

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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1st published 1881

StatementAnthony Trollope
SeriesThe world"s classics
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16544468M


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The elderly Trollope wrote it in just over two weeks. The story concerns a moral dilemma. It is set in Dr. Wortle's preparatory school for boys eager to get into Oxford or Cambridge/5(18).

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Trollope has the ability to describe a character so that you are able to know not only what they look like but how they think and act. The Bishop interfered and Dr. Wortle made inquiry of his teacher, whose story was sympathetically received. The same day Robert Lefroy, Ferdinand’s brother, appeared at the school in an attempt at blackmail, but, finding that the story he had to tell was already known, admitted that.

"Dr. Wortle's School" was a serial novel published in the May through December issues of "Blackwood's Magazine" The short novel runs to just over pages. The elderly Trollope wrote it in just over two weeks. The story concerns a moral dilemma.

It is set in Dr. Wortle's preparatory school for boys eager to get into Oxford or Cambridge. Mr Peacocke, a Classical scholar, has come to Dr. Wortles school book with his beautiful American wife to live as a schoolmaster.

But when the blackmailing brother of her first husband-a reprobate from Louisiana--appears at the school gates, their dreadful secret is revealed and the county is scandalized.

In the character of Dr Wortle, the combative but warm hearted headmaster, who takes the couple's Format: Paperback. Dr Wortles School. By: Excerpt from the book: "It was one of the disagreeable things which he had had to do before he could get away to the gold-diggings, and it was done.

Now he had to say farewell to his father, and that would be a harder task. As the moment was coming in which he must bid adieu to his father, his heart was heavy within. Doctor Wortle's School, alternatively Dr.

Wortle's School or Dr Wortle's School, published inis a novel by Anthony Trollope, his fortieth book. The novel takes place in the respectable, fictional parish of Bowick, Victorian England, with Dr.

Wortles school book main plot Pages: The book interweaves a sensitive and realistic exploration of Dr. Wortle’s moral dilemma with a humorous look at small-town gossip and--of course--a romance involving the doctor’s beautiful young daughter.

(First Page: E text prepared by Stanford Carmack. Transcriber's note. It’s a nice short book, unlike many of Trollope’s works, but it has a lot in common with a couple of his more famous stories – and even, if we’re to believe the introduction, with the writer himself ***** Dr Wortle’s School is an enjoyable novel set in an exclusive preparatory school somewhere in the English countryside.

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About Dr. Wortle’s School. Mr Peacocke, a Classical scholar, has come to Broughtonshire with his beautiful American wife to live as a schoolmaster. But when the blackmailing brother of her American first husband appears at the school gates, their dreadful secret is revealed, and the county is scandalized.

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Choose the part of Dr. Wortle's School which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. Get this from a library. Wortle's school. [Anthony Trollope; John Halperin] -- Mr Peacocke, a Classical scholar, has come to Broughtonshire with his beautiful American wife to live as a schoolmaster.

But when the blackmailing brother of her first husband - a reprobate from. Wortle's School was enjoyable to a degree but left me vaguely dissatisfied - much like eating fruit for dessert when what you wanted was a hunk o' fudge cake.

DWS is pure Victorian melodrama, albeit with plenty of Trollope's relentless ridicule of the society's hypocrisy and lack of Christian charity.4/5(3). The story of Dr. Whortle and his school is a perfect example of the interplay between society in general and the personal/public life of a person.

This short novel shows the reader how it is difficult task for a school master to endure the opinions of the parents of the boys who are enrolled in his school because those parents influenced and /5(19). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The book interweaves a sensitive and realistic exploration of Dr. Wortle’s moral dilemma with a humorous look at small-town gossip and--of course--a romance involving the doctor’s beautiful young daughter.

(Summary by Angela Rowland). Wortle's School (Book): Trollope, Anthony: Presents the classic novel by nineteenth-century British author Anthony Trollope, about Mr. Peacocke, a scholar, and American, Ella Lefoy, who marry not realizing that her first husband is still alive.

Ostracised by the community, the pair seem trapped in a hopeless situation – until the combative but warm-hearted headmaster of the school, Dr Wortle, offers his support, and Mr Peacocke embarks upon a journey to America that he hopes will lay to rest the accusations once and for all.

The book will also give us an opportunity to investigate various ideas and theories on the nature of self-writing. There are critics who regard all autobiographies as fiction and all fiction as autobiography—a radical notion but some version of it is worth exploring.

Second session (Ma ): Dr. ‎Anthony Trollope’s fortieth novel, published inconcerns a respectable Christian boys’ school whose proprietor unknowingly hires a woman who apparently has two husbands: A devoted English scholar and an abusive drunkard from the American south.

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Wortle's School is Trollope's most merciless attack on the false moralising and hypocrisy of the Victorian age. When Dr. Wortle, in good faith, hires a couple as teacher and matron at his school, scandal about their marriage is subsequently brought to light. Wortle's School - You’re read light novel Dr.

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WORTLE'S SCHOOL. London: The Trollope Society, Hardcover. Brown cloth. A hardcover book in very good condition. Previous owner's plate, otherwise clean and tight. Item # A work of fiction by Anthony Rating: % positive.

Check out this great listen on The discovery of an irregularity in the marriage of a newly hired assistant headmaster and matron at Dr. Wortle's school tests the character of all involved and takes this story from the British countryside across the pond to the Wild West.

Caution, this. When a proper English gentleman commits bigamy with a gorgeous American woman, it seems as if society around him should revile his actions.

But that doesn’t happen in Dr. Wortle’s School, because of the strange and compelling situation y Trollope examines the result of this strange incident in this partially autobiographical psychological drama.

Dr Wortle's School. Anthony Trollope; the pair seem trapped in a hopeless situation - until the combative but warm-hearted headmaster of the school, Dr Wortle, offers his support, and Mr Peacocke embarks upon a journey to America that he hopes will lay to rest the accusations once and for all.

To help us recommend your next book, tell. Dr. Wortle's School Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: England -- Fiction Subject: Domestic fiction Subject: Married people -- Fiction Subject: Extortion -- Fiction Subject: Classicists -- Fiction Subject: School principals -- Fiction Subject: Americans -- England -- Fiction Category: Text Cited by: 3.

There are echoes, too, in Wortle's gallantry to Mrs Peacocke, of Trollope's own attachment to the vivacious Bostonian, Kate Field. With its scathing depiction of American manhood, its jousting with convention and its amiable, egotistical protagonist, Dr Wortle's School () is one of the sharpest and most engaging of Trollope's later Edition: 1st Thus.

First book edition: London: Chapman & Hall, From the introduction, p. xviii: The text of the present edition has been checked against the serial edition in Maga, and not the first book edition.

It is not clear that the Chapman & Hall edition of January has any special authority, since no letters referring to Trollope's correcting. Join bibliophile, Kate Howe, as our Literary Parlor discusses Anthony Trollope’s fortieth book, Dr.

Wortle’s School. The novel, set in the fictional 19th century British parish of Bowick, revolves around Dr. Wortle’s Christian hires Mr. and Mrs. Peacock, a respected English scholar and his American wife.

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