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Nightmare Abbey/Crotchet Castle

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Thomas Love Peacock is literature's perfect individualist. He has points in common with Aristophanes, Plato, Rabelais, Voltaire, and even Aldous Huxley, but resembles none of them; we can talk of the satirical novel of ideas, but his satire is too cheery and good-natured, his novel too rambling, and his ideas too jovially destructive for the label to stick. A romantic in his youth and a friend of Shelley, he happily made hay of the romantic movement in Nightmare Abbey , clamping Coleridge, Byron, and Shelley himself in ...

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Nightmare Abbey/Crotchet Castle
1982, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140430455

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