Nightmare Abbey

Nightmare Abbey

by Thomas Love Peacock
     
 

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Nightmare Abbey is a Gothic topical satire in which the author pokes light-hearted fun at the romantic movement in contemporary English literature, in particular its obsession with morbid subjects, misanthropy and transcendental philosophical systems. Most of the characters in the novella are based on historical figures whom Peacock wishes to pillory.

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Nightmare Abbey is a Gothic topical satire in which the author pokes light-hearted fun at the romantic movement in contemporary English literature, in particular its obsession with morbid subjects, misanthropy and transcendental philosophical systems. Most of the characters in the novella are based on historical figures whom Peacock wishes to pillory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781480266773
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/07/2012
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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