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Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock

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Leila AkbariLeila Akbari
The great 18The great 18
century tradition of satirecentury tradition of satiresurvived and flourished in the Romanticsurvived and flourished in the Romanticperiod is attested by Thomas Loveperiod is attested by Thomas Lovepeacocke prose as well as by Byron verse.peacocke prose as well as by Byron verse.Peacock left school at13 but by assiduousPeacock left school at13 but by assiduousreading made himself an accomplishedreading made himself an accomplishedclassical scholar and a master of frenchclassical scholar and a master of frenchand italian literature. He was not anand italian literature. He was not anauthor by vocation but his executiveauthor by vocation but his executiveposition inposition in
the huge corporation the east Indiathe huge corporation the east Indiahouse allowed him the time tohouse allowed him the time topursue an avocation as writer of pursue an avocation as writer of essays, translation, prose fiction andessays, translation, prose fiction andpoems. He had a wide literarypoems. He had a wide literaryacquaintance although shelly was theacquaintance although shelly was theonly one with whom he was intimate.only one with whom he was intimate.Peacock oldest daughter, Mary EllenPeacock oldest daughter, Mary Ellencontracted a desperately unhappycontracted a desperately unhappy

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