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The Way We Live Now is a scathing satirical novel published in London in 1875 by the prolific Anthony Trollope, after a popular serialization. It was regarded by many of Trollope's contemporaries as his finest work. Satire is a literary technique of writing or art which exposes the follies of its subject (for example, individuals, organizations, or states) to ridicule, often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. ... Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe; title page of 1719 newspaper edition A novel (from French nouvelle, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... Anthony Trollope (April 24, 1815 – December 6, 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. ...


One of his longest novels, The Way We Live Now is particularly rich in sub-plot. It was inspired by the financial scandals of the early 1870s, and lashes at the pervading dishonesty of the age, commercial, political, moral, and intellectual. It is one of the last memorable Victorian novels to have been published in monthly parts. // Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... To tell a lie is to make a declarative statement to another person that one believes to be false, with the intention that the other person believe that statement to be true, and with the intention that the other person believe that one believes the statement to be true. ... Commerce is the trading of something of value between two entities. ... Politics is a process by which collective decisions are made within groups. ... A moral is a one sentence remark made at the end of many childrens stories that expresses the intended meaning, or the moral message, of the tale. ... An intellectual is a person who uses his or her intellect to study, reflect, or speculate on a variety of different ideas. ...


In 2001, The Way We Live Now was adapted for BBC Television as a four-episode mini-series by Andrew Davies and directed by David Yates. It starred David Suchet as Auguste Melmotte and Matthew Macfadyen as Sir Felix Carbury. At the British Academy Television Awards 2002, The Way We Live Now won the Best Drama Serial category, and Suchet was nominated as Best Actor. BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation which began in 1936. ... Andrew Davies (born 1936 in Cardiff, Wales) is a British screenwriter. ... David Yates is an English-born film director. ... David Suchet as Hercule Poirot (foreground) David Suchet (born May 2, 1946) is a British actor best known for his television portrayal of Agatha Christies Hercule Poirot. ... Matthew Macfadyen Matthew Macfadyen (born 1974) is a British theatre and film actor, best known for his role as MI5 agent Tom Quinn in the BBC television drama series Spooks. ... The 2002 British Academy Television Awards were held on Sunday April 21, 2002. ...


Susan Sontag borrowed Trollope's title for her 1986 short story about the AIDs epidemic.


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The Way We Live Now - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (248 words)
The Way We Live Now is a scathing satirical novel published in London in 1875 by the prolific Anthony Trollope, after a popular serialization.
It was inspired by the financial scandals of the early 1870s, and lashes at the pervading dishonesty of the age, commercial, political, moral, and intellectual.
In 2001, The Way We Live Now was adapted for BBC Television as a four-episode mini-series by Andrew Davies and directed by David Yates.
Guardian | The way we live now (1844 words)
I put it down to the fact that the women we are seeing now, in their 30s, are the beneficiaries of feminists' efforts in the 70s to focus on female education.
But now we are starting to get to the stage where women are confident enough to change the way we do politics.
Now women are pounding away in the gym at 5am, day after day.
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