The American Senator ~ Introduction

Dr Nicholas Shrimpton discusses the writing, publication and reception of Trollope’s The American Senator.

Nicholas Shrimpton is an Emeritus Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. He is the editor of Trollope’s The Prime Minister (2011), An Autobiography (2014), and The Warden (2014) for Oxford World’s Classics.


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Reproduced from A Guide to Trollope by Winifred Gregory Geroud and James Thayer Gerould with drawings by Florence W Ewing.

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