Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock (18 Oktober 1785 – 23 Januari 1866) adalah seorang novelis, penyair dan pejabat East India Company asal Inggris. Ia adalah teman dekat dari Percy Bysshe Shelley dan mereka mempengaruhi karya satu sama lain.

Thomas Love Peacock
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Lahir(1785-10-18)18 Oktober 1785
Weymouth, Dorset, Inggris
Meninggal23 Januari 1866(1866-01-23) (umur 80)
Lower Halliford, Shepperton, Surrey, Inggris
Karya terkenalNightmare Abbey (1818)
Crotchet Castle (1831)


  • Some of the text of this article was extracted from the Introduction written by Richard Garnett for the edition of Thomas Love Peacock's novels published by J. M. Dent & Co. in 1891.
  • Lists of Peacock's works from The Thomas Love Peacock Society.


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Modern paperback editions of Peacock's works are almost nonexistent. The standard edition of Peacock's verse and prose is the Halliford edition, edited by H. F. B. Brett-Smith and C. E. Jones and published in ten volumes between 1924–34.[1]

  • Brett-Smith, H. F. B. (ed.) The Four Ages of Poetry etc. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1953) [no ISBN]. Contains The Four Ages of Poetry, as well as P. B. Shelley's response Defence of Poetry, and Robert Browning's Essay on Shelley. 3rd volume of The Percy Reprints series. The text is presumably that of the Halliford edition. Out of print.
  • Peacock, Thomas Love Headlong Hall / Nightmare Abbey / The Misfortunes of Elphin / Crotchet Castle (Pan Books: Pan Classics, 1967) ISBN 0330300318. Introduction by J.B. Priestly, notes by Barbara Lloyd Evans.
  • Peacock, Thomas Love Nightmare Abbey / Crotchet Castle (Harmondsworth: Penguin English Library, 1969) ISBN 0140430458. Edited with an introduction and notes by Raymond Wright. Reprinted as a Penguin Classic in 1982.
  • Peacock, Thomas Love Headlong Hall & Nightmare Abbey (Ware: Wordsworth Classics, 1995) ISBN 1853262781. Cheap reprint, with a brief introduction and biography (both unsigned).
  • Peacock, Thomas Love Nightmare Abbey (Peterborough, Canada: Broadview Press, 2007) ISBN 9781551114163 Edited by Lisa Vargo.


  • Joukovsky, N. A. (ed.) The Letters of Thomas Love Peacock (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001) [[[International Standard Book Number|ISBN]] 0198126581 (vol. 1), 0198186339 (vol. 2)]. The first volume contains Peacock's correspondence from 1792–1827, and the second his correspondence from 1828–1866.

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  • Burns, B. The Novels of Thomas Love Peacock (Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 1985) ISBN 038920532X.
  • Priestley, J. B. Thomas Love Peacock (London: Macmillan, 1927) [no ISBN].

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  1. ^ Peacock, Thomas Love (1969). Wright, Raymond, ed. Nightmare Abbey / Crotchet Castle. Harmondsworth: Penguin English Library. hlm. 35. ISBN 0140430458.