Phineas Redux ~ Introduction
Join us as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Phineas Redux. John Bowen, Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of York, introduces the novel discussing its themes and context.
The group had read up to Chapter 13 in the first two weeks of the BIG READ.
Phineas Redux was first published in book format by London, Chapman and Hall, December 1873. 2 vols. Originally published in The Graphic, July 19, 1873 – January 10, 1874.
John Bowen is Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of York, a past President of the Dickens Fellowship, and a Fellow of the English Association. He has written widely on nineteenth-century fiction and is the editor of Trollope’s Phineas Redux and Barchester Towers for Oxford World’s Classics.
Illustration: ‘Lady Chiltern and her baby’ by Francis M Holl. Originally published in The Graphic, July 19, 1873 – Jan. 10, 1874. Published in two volumes, London, Chapman and Hall, December 1873
- Plot summary, character listings and illustrations for Phineas Redux
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