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Peacock, Thomas Love 1785-1866

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Works: 631 works in 2,125 publications in 6 languages and 29,256 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Satire  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Gothic fiction  Legends  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Recipient, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Translator, Performer
Classifications: PR5162, 823.7
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Headlong Hall : and Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
101 editions published between 1816 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
2 satiriske romaner
Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
100 editions published between 1816 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 861 libraries worldwide
"This 1818 novel is set in a former abbey whose owner, Christopher Glowry, is host to visitors who enjoy his hospitality and engage in endless debate. Among these guests are figures recognizable to Peacock's contemporaries, including characters based on Lord Byron and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Mr. Glowry's son Scythrop (also modelled on a famous Romantic, Peacock's friend Percy Bysshe Shelley) locks himself up in a tower where he reads German tragedies and transcendental philosophy and develops a "passion for reforming the world." Disappointed in love, a sorrowful Scythrop decides the only thing to do is to commit suicide, but circumstances persuade him instead to follow his father in a love of misanthropy and Madeira. In addition to satire and comic romance, Nightmare Abbey presents a biting critique of the texts we view as central to British Romanticism." "This Broadview edition includes a critical introduction and a range of illuminating contemporary documents on the novel's reception and its German and British literary contexts. A selection of Peacock's critical and autobiographical writings is also included."--Jacket
Memoirs of Shelley, and other essays and reviews by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
17 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Nightmare Abbey [and] Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
48 editions published between 1947 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Twee satirische romans
Gryll grange by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
55 editions published between 1860 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 666 libraries worldwide
A house party attended by many interesting and somewhat unusual people leads eventually to a prodigious marriage at which there are no less than nine brides and their grooms
Peacock's Four ages of poetry, Shelley's Defence of poetry, Browning's Essay on Shelley by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
61 editions published between 1921 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Headlong hall by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
57 editions published between 1816 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 libraries worldwide
A hilarious foray into the world of the British upper class, where well-funded heirs have nothing but time on their hands to pursue increasingly bizarre hobbies and interests. In Headlong Hall, a group of these obsessives is gathered together at the lavish Welsh estate of Squire Harry Headlong Ap-Rhaiader, Esq. and, predictably, things don't exactly go swimmingly
Maid Marian and Crotchet castle by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
34 editions published between 1856 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 473 libraries worldwide
This version of the Robin Hood legend satirizes English politicians and reformers
Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
56 editions published between 1830 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 401 libraries worldwide
"'That Peacock is a classic', declared the scholar and editor R. W. Chapman in 1924, 'now needs no proof; he has passed his century, and his reputation grows'. Such a judgement might have appeared sanguine even in the year in which The Works of Thomas Love Peacock, edited by H. F. B. Brett-Smith and C. E. Jones (1924-34), also known as The Halliford Edition, began to be published. During the early 1920s, Oxford University Press steadfastly resisted proposals for works by and about Peacock. But Chapman--learned, urbane Secretary to Delegates of the Press from 1920 to 1942--was eager to see the novels back in print. He remarked in his Introduction to the World's Classics texts of The Misfortunes of Elphin and Crotchet Castle that the 'experiment' of publishing them, shortly after the initial five volumes of his ground-breaking edition of Jane Austen (1923) had appeared, might transform Peacock into a 'popular classic'"--
The misfortunes of Elphin by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
34 editions published between 1829 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Considered one of Peacock's best works by his fans, this 1829 comic romance is set during the legendary reign of King Arthur. Peacock uses a historical format, but incorporates his typical sarcasm
Melincourt; or, Sir Oran Haut-ton by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
42 editions published between 1817 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
An orangutan called Sir Oran Haut-Ton is put forward as a candidate for election as a member of Parliament
Peacock's memoirs of Shelley, with Shelley's letters to Peacock by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
14 editions published between 1909 and 1977 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Erindringer om og breve af Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
59 editions published between 1822 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Of an early sypnopis beginning at Chapter XVI of thefinal version, together with part of a rejected draft of this earlyand abandoned scheme for the novel
The misfortunes of Elphin and Rhododaphne by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
10 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Nightmare Abbey. The misfortunes of Elphin. Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Rhododaphne, or, The Thessalian spell : a poem by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
14 editions published between 1818 and 2012 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Melincourt by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
12 editions published in 1817 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The plays of Thomas Love Peacock : published for the first time. by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
19 editions published between 1910 and 1978 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
The misfortunes of Elphin and Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock( Book )
9 editions published between 1924 and 1942 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Author of Headlong Hall
Author of Headlong Hall 1785-1866
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Love Peacock, Thomas 1785-1866
Peacock, E. 1785-1866
Peacock, Love 1785-1866
Peacock, T. L.
Peacock, T. L. 1785-1866
Peacock, T. L. (Thomas Love)
Peacock, T. L. (Thomas Love), 1785-1866
Peacock, T. Love.
Peacock, T. Love 1785-1866
Peacock, T. Love (Thomas Love)
Peacock, T. Love (Thomas Love), 1785-1866
Peacock, Thomas L. 1785-1866
Peacock, Thomas L. (Thomas Love), 1785-1866
Peacock, Thomas Love
Peacock, Thos Love 1785-1866
Pikok, Tomas L. 1785-1866
Thomas Love Peacock britischer Schriftsteller und Literaturkritiker
Thomas Love Peacock britisk poet
Thomas Love Peacock Brits dichter (1785-1866)
Thomas Love Peacock brittisk poet
Thomas Love Peacock poète satirique et romancier anglais
Thomas Love Peacock scrittore e poeta inglese
Пикок, Томас Лав
Томас Лаў Пікак
توماس لاو پیکاک شاعر بریتانیایی
トマス・ラブ・ピーコック
ピイコック, T. L
Languages
English (850)
German (16)
French (2)
Swedish (2)
Danish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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