a novel (1857) by Anthony Trollope.
Barchester Towers remedied this, and presented its readers with one of the liveliest books in English fiction.
The English Novel George Saintsbury
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- Bard of avon
William Shakespeare: so called from his birthplace, Stratford-on-Avon. William (“the Bard”; “the Bard of Avon”) 1564–1616, English poet and dramatist. noun William. 1564–1616, English dramatist and poet. He was born and died at Stratford-upon-Avon but spent most of his life as an actor and playwright in London. His plays with approximate dates of composition are: […]
William (“the Bard”; “the Bard of Avon”) 1564–1616, English poet and dramatist. Contemporary Examples About all our books have in common is our shameless use of Shakespeare as a source. Book Bag: 5 Novels Shakespeare Sort of Wrote Lois Leveen October 9, 2014 We know roughly as much about Bach the man as we know […]