The Warden

The Warden

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"The Warden" centers on Mr. Harding, a clergyman of great personal integrity who is nevertheless in possession of an income from a charity far in excess of the sum devoted to the purposes of the foundation. On discovering this, young John Bold turns his reforming zeal to exposing what he regards as an abuse of privilege, despite the fact that he is in love with Mr. Harding's daughter Eleanor. It was a highly topical novel (a case regarding the misapplication of church funds was the scandalous subject of contemporary debate), but like other great Victorian novelists, Trollope uses the specific case to explore and illuminate the universal complexities of human motivation and social moralityshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 18mm | 240.4g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • frontispiece, line drawings
  • 0192834088
  • 9780192834089
  • 1,189,794

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"Attractive edition. Ardizzone drawings a plus! Low price much appreciated."--Dale Nelson, Mayville State University"Attractive and reasonably priced. The concluding notes and who's who are quite useful."--Thomas W. Zelman, College of St. Scholasticashow more

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