The T. L. Peacock Society attempts to popularise the eximious virtues
of Peacock's novels and other writings, as well as promoting the love
of Classical learning which was a feature of his life and works.
The society is planning a second international conference on Peacock to be held in Britain (or Australia) in 2010.
Crotchet Castle ( Gryll Grange Ch. I – XIII, XV, & XVII. other chapters will be available soon.)
Maid Marian ( Melincourt Ch. I – III, & XXI other chapters will be available soon.)
The Misfortunes of Elphin
"The Legend of Saint Laura" from Gryll Grange
The Monks of St. Mark poems from
The Round Table; or, King Arthur's Feast
Palmyra [1st edition]
Palmyra [2nd edition] shorter poems
Sir Hornbook; or, Childe Launcelot's Expedition Sir Proteus
—an unfinished novel
Calidore The Dilettanti will be available here soon
The Four Ages of Poetry
The Last Day of Windsor Forest Prospectus: Classical Education
Recollections of Childhood:
The Abbey House —an unfinished novel
Satyrane The Three Doctors
LINKS, MISCELLANEA, &c.
essays by various writers,
19th C. & Romantic Literature sites,
On-line Text sites &c.
The Later Latin Society
T. L. Peacock forum (moderated by Informal.)
a short bibliography ( a full bibliography is being prepared.)
a brief list of Peacock's works
biographical & critical excerpts by Dawson, Garnett, Priestley et al.
"Peacock & the Noble Savage" by Hoxie Neale Fairchild
"Thomas Love Peacock" by C.H. Herford
"Thomas Love Peacock" by Sir Walter Raleigh
"The Satirists and Fantastics" by Virginia Woolf
"Thomas Love Peacock" from The Cambridge History of English and American Literature-- off-site
David McKie's article on Peacock in -- The Guardian of 19/04/01 off-site
Peacock books for sale
The Peacock Bookshop (for classical texts as well as Peacock's)
the TLP Society library
some songs of Peacock set to music by Informal
Peacock's 1837 Preface to the collected novels
Peacock's 1856 Preface to
Melincourt Peacock's uncommon words ( not yet complete)
quotations ( ) Greek and Latin in Peacock's Novels Explained, is in preparation
ed. Nicholas A. Joukovsky
The Letters of Thomas Love Peacock
A Defence of Poetry by Percy Bysshe Shelley a photograph of Peacock aged seventy-two
all pages are best viewed on a computer)
If you came to this site searching for a picture of a peafowl, Pavo cristatus, try
http://www.fotos-online.de/english/m/06/6981.htm, or http://www.angelfire.com/biz2/plumesnfeathers/homepage.html, or try the peacock information center.
contacting the Thomas Love Peacock Society
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The picture of Peacock above is a miniature painted by
R. Jean when Peacock was eighteen years of age.
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— Brother Michael in Maid Marian, Chap. XVI.
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