Peacock's early parody of Thomas Moore in Nightmare Abbey
- Books and Things. P.L. // New Republic;10/5/23, Vol. 37 Issue 470, p45
Focuses on English author and poet Thomas Love Peacock. Criticism of the Peacock; Admiration of Peacock by writer George Saintsbury; Information on the book "Nightmare Abbey," by Peacock; Report on several books by Peacock; Report on Peacock focusing on English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge;...
- PEACOCK'S MR ASTERLAS AND 'POLYPODES': A POSSIBLE SOURCE. Smith, James // Notes & Queries;Jun2004, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p157
The article discusses the presence of the concept of "Polypodes" in the book "Nightmare Abbey," by Thomas Love Peacock. Mr. Asteria, a character in this book, believes in the origin of all life in the water. It is viewed that this character was created as a caricature of two discarded scientists...
- `A SONG FROM MR CYPRESS'. Brooks, Harold // Review of English Studies;Aug1987, Vol. 38 Issue 151, p368
This article evaluates the song by Mr Cypress in Thomas Love Peacock's novel Nightmare Abbey which lends a lyrical quality to the story. The song concentrates the quintessence of the character as a lyric should. In Mr Cypress, Peacock, by his regular procedure of caricaturing the outlook and...
- THE COMPOSITION OF PEACOCK'S MELINCOURT AND THE DATE OF THE "CALIDORE" FRAGMENT. Joukovsky, Nicholas A. // English Language Notes;Sep75, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p18
Focuses on the composition of the book 'Melincourt,' by Thomas Love Peacock. Weaknesses of the book; Major developments of the rambling plot; Revision of the original manuscript.
- A SOURCE FOR PEACOCK'S HEADLONG HALL. Mulvihill, James // Notes & Queries;Sep2000, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p327
Focuses on the source of inspiration of author Thomas Love Peacock for the novel 'Headlong Hall'. Satire of the Anti-Jacobin Review; Similarity of some of the contents of the novel to an article in the review; Goal of the novel of Peacock.
- PEACOCK'S GRYLL GRANGE AND MONTAIGNE. Mulvihill, James // Notes & Queries;Sep2003, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p314
In an early biographical study of novelist Thomas Love Peacock, critic Carl Van Doren says of Peacock that 'strangely enough, he seems to have cared little for Montaigne'. Van Doren's surprise surely proceeds from an instinctive perception that Peacock and Montaigne, one of the characters in his...
- HOW SHERWOOD FOREST BECAME THE VALLEY OF MANY-COLORED GRASS: PEACOCK'S MAID MARIAN AS A SOURCE FOR POE'S 'ELEONORA' Bachinger, K.E. // American Notes & Queries;Jan/Feb86, Vol. 24 Issue 5/6, p72
Compares the book 'Maid Marian,' by Thomas Love Peacock with the play 'Eleonora,' written by Edgar Allan Poe. Translations of the book; Analysis of the play; Theme of the play.
- The Revision of Peacockâ€™s â€˜Touchandgoâ€™ and the Composition of Crotchet Castle. Joukovsky, Nicholas A. // Notes & Queries;Sep2012, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p386
The article presents a brief literary critique of the 19th-century novel "Crotchet Castle," by Thomas Love Peacock. Analysis is offered noting the existence of a revised version of Peacock's poem "Touchandgo" within a draft manuscript version of the novel. Discussion is then given reflecting...
- A SOURCE FOR PEACOCK'S THE MISFORTUNES OF ELPHIN. Simpson, Roger // Notes & Queries;Jun1986, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p165
This article discusses the book "The Misfortunes of Elphin," by Thomas Love Peacock. The book by Peacock derives its plot from a number of distinct elements. One of these is the story which describes how Melvas kidnapped Queen Gwenyvar but was persuaded by the abbot of Glastonbury to restore her...