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Crotchet Castle - Intellectuals Satire and Social Critique in Regency England - cover

Crotchet Castle - Intellectuals Satire and Social Critique in Regency England

Thomas Love Peacock

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

Thomas Love Peacock's novel Crotchet Castle is a satirical work that explores the eccentricities of a group of intellectuals who convene at the titular castle to engage in philosophical debates. Written in a conversational and witty style, Peacock uses the characters to criticize various societal norms and institutions. The novel's blend of humor and social commentary places it in the tradition of literary satire, with Peacock's sharp observations and wordplay adding depth to the narrative. Set against the backdrop of early 19th-century England, Crotchet Castle provides a window into the intellectual circles of the time, making it a valuable read for those interested in the period's literature and social dynamics.
Available since: 12/02/2019.
Print length: 178 pages.

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