George Meredith and Thomas Love Peacock a study in literary influence ... by Augustus Henry Able

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  • Meredith, George, 1828-1909 -- Knowledge -- Literature.,
  • Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866 -- Influence.

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Statement[by] Augustus Henry Able, 3rd.
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LC ClassificationsPR5016 .A4 1930
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Pagination140 p.
Number of Pages140
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Open LibraryOL6294753M
ISBN 100841428646
LC Control Number33025663
OCLC/WorldCa692808

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George Meredith was a major Victorian novelist whose career developed in conjunction with an era of great change in English literature during the second half of the nineteenth century. While his early novels largely conformed to Victorian literary conventions, his later novels demonstrated a concern with character psychology, modern social problems, and the development of the novel form that.

Thomas Love Peacock (18 October – 23 January ) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work.

Peacock wrote satirical novels, each with the same basic setting: characters at a table discussing and criticising the philosophical opinions of the : 18 OctoberWeymouth, Dorset, England. Get this from a library. George Meredith and Thomas Love Peacock: a study in literary influence.

[Augustus Henry Able, III]. All accounts agree that this daughter of Thomas Love Peacock had the lively intelligence and wit that was to characterize many of Meredith's heroines. Even though she was 7 years his senior and he was in no position to support a family, Mary Ellen and George married on August 9, Get this from a library.

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Young Peacock was Born: George Meredith, OM (12 February - 18 May ) was an English poet and novelist of the Victorian era. Meredith was born at Portsmouth, son of Augustus Meredith (a naval outfitter, who afterwards went to Cape Town), and educated at Portsmouth and Neuwied in Germany.

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George Meredith, OM was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era. Life Meredith was born in Portsmouth, England, a son and grandson of naval outfitters. His mother died when he was five.

At the age of 14 he was sent to a Moravian School in Neuwied, Germany, where he remained for two years. He read law and was articled as a solicitor, but abandoned that profession for. Wife: Mary Ellen Nicolls (dau. of Thomas Love Peacock, m.d. ) Wife: Marie Vulliamy (m. ) High School: Moravian School, Neuwied, Germany Order of Merit Author of books: Poems (, poetry) The Shaving of Shagpot (, novel) Farina (, novel) The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (, novel) Evan Harrington (, novel Born: “The Works of Thomas Love Peacock: Poems and plays.

” 3 Copy quote My quarrel with him is, that his works contain nothing worth quoting; and a book that furnishes no quotations, is me judice, no book,—it is a plaything. Thomas Love Peacock was an accomplished poet, essayist, opera critic, and satiric novelist.

During his lifetime his works received the approbation of other writers (some of whom were Peacock’s friends and the targets of his satire), literary critics (many of whom were simply his targets), and a notoriously vocal reading public.

Today, Peacock’s reputation rests almost exclusively on the. George Meredith. BORN:Portsmouth, England DIED:Surrey, England NATIONALITY: British GENRE: Fiction, nonfiction, poetry MAJOR WORKS: The Shaving of Shagpat () Farina () Modern Love () The Egoist () Diana of the Crossways ().

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George Meredith () abandoned the legal profession for journalism and poetry after marrying Mary Ellen Nicolls, a widowed daughter of Thomas Love Peacock. After his wife ran off with the English Pre-Raphaelite painter Henry Wallis, Mereditch's collection of sonnets entitled "Modern Love" () and his first major novel, "The Ordeal of Richard Feverel," came of this experience.5/5(1).

George Meredith wrote more than one dozen novels, including The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (), The Egoist: A Comedy in Narrative (), and Diana of the Crossways (). His novels attack. George Meredith George Meredith was born on Febru in Portsmouth, England.

He was a poet, novelist, and essayist of Victorian England and wrote 15 full-length novels, eight collections of poetry, and numerous minor works.

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Gaskell, George Eliot, George Meredith, Thomas Love Peacock, and William Hazlitt. His first volume of poems appeared in and received the praises of Tennyson. In he married Mary Ellen Nicoll, the widowed daughter of Thomas Love Peacock; she left him in Modern Love (), a series of 50 connected poems, reflects his own experience in relating the tragic dissolution of a.

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Read Thomas Love Peacock’s biography, works and quotes online for free. The eldest daughter‚ Mary Ellen‚ married and separated from the writer George Meredith‚ whom Peacock helped financially.

Mary Ellen died at Capri in She featured in Meredith's sonnet sequence Modern Love. Thomas Love Peacock Book List. The Paperback of the George Meredith - Diana of the Crossways: Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help.

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Meredith's revulsion against his early verse was based on personal as well as aesthetic grounds, for much of it was inevitably associated with his first wife, Mary Ellen Nicolls, nee Peacock. His earliest known poems date from his association with Mary Ellen and other members of the Charnock circle in the production of their manuscript.

George Meredith, OM, was born in Portsmouth, England on February 12th,a son and grandson of naval outfitters. son of Thomas Love Peacock in publishing a privately circulated literary magazine, the Monthly Observer. At age twenty-one he married Mary Ellen Nicolls, Edward Peacock's beautiful widowed sister, and mother of a child, on.

inscribed by Meredith London: John W. Parker and Son, n.d. Original blind-stamped purple cloth. First Edition of George Meredith's first book, a volume of verse published when he was only 23 and including many poems written at the age of 18 and earlier.

Meredith had just married the widowed daughter of Thomas Love Peacock to whom this book is dedicated ; after she deserted him in George Meredith () abandoned the legal profession for journalism and poetry after marrying Mary Ellen Nicolls, a widowed daughter of Thomas Love Peacock.

After his wife ran off with the English Pre-Raphaelite painter Henry Wallis, Mereditch's collection of sonnets entitled "Modern Love" () and his first major novel, "The Ordeal of. THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK (), English novelist and poet, was born at Weymouth on the 18th of October He was the only son of a London glass merchant, who died soon after the child's birth.

Young Peacock was educated at a private school at Englefield Green, and after a brief experience of business determined to devote himself to literature, while living with his mother (daughter of. Carl Dawson, His Fine Wit: A Study of Thomas Love Peacock.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, The Novels of Thomas Love Peacock. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, [Profiles in Literature Series]. Felix Felton, Thomas Love Peacock. London: George Allen & Unwin, In his study or Thomas Love Peacock 1 s influence on Meredith, Au- gustus Henry Able sa;ys: 11Among the non-fictional writers or the day in England, Carlyle, or.

He collaborated with Edward Gryffydh Peacock, son of Thomas Love Peacock in publishing a privately circulated literary magazine, the Monthly Observer. At age twenty-one he married Mary Ellen Nicolls, Edward Peacock's beautiful widowed sister, on August 8th, Mary Ellen was The marriage produced one child; Arthur (–).

Married in a daughter of Thomas Love Peacock, who left him nine years later and died in he married again in In he published The Shaving of Shagput, in The Ordeal of Richard Feverel; but before this he had published a volume of Poems ()—a complete failure commercially, but now one of the rarest and costliest of.Sadly for Meredith, his first wife, who was the daughter of Thomas Love Peacock, then ran off with the painter.

This provoked his poetic sequence, Modern Love, which is witty, intelligent and : Allan Massie. The Tragedy in the Bedroom she, the intellectual daughter of Shelley’s friend Thomas Love Peacock and the sister of Edward Peacock, with whom Meredith was collaborating on a literary.

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