2 edition of Headlong Hall. found in the catalog.
Thomas Love Peacock
|Other titles||Nightmare Abbey|
|Series||Everyman]s library, no. 327|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 256 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||256|
HEADLONG HALL. by. Thomas Love Peacock. Contents. Preface. I. The Mail II. The Squire--The Breakfast III. The Arrivals IV. The Grounds V. The Dinner VI. The Evening VII. The Walk VIII. The Tower IX. The Sexton X. The Skull XI. The Anniversary XII. The Lecture XIII. The Ball XIV. The Proposals XV. The Conclusion. All philosophers, who find Some. Think humor writing is solely the province of modern writers? Think again. The early nineteenth-century novel Headlong Hall is a hilarious foray into the world of the British upper class, where well-funded heirs have nothing but time on their hands to pursue increasingly bizarre hobbies and interests. In Headlong Hall, a group of these obsessives is gathered together at the lavish Welsh estate.
Headlong Hall, an almost year-old satire by Thomas Love Peacock, is the name of the ancestral home of the Headlongs, Welsh gentry of ample means and some intellectual ambition. Squire Headlong has invited a slice of the English beau monde for a country house party. The guests typify popular and competing philosophies of the day: the man who 4/5(5). Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Headlong Hall study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; Characters; Critical Essays; Analysis; You'll.
In Headlong Hall, a group of these obsessives is gathered together at the lavish Welsh estate of Squire Harry Headlong Ap-Rhaiader, Esq. and, predictably, things don't exactly go swimmingly. Buy the eBook. Your price $ USD. Add to Books related to Headlong : The Floating Press. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Headlong Hall and Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .
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Headlong Hall was the first of Thomas Love Peacock's novels and the simplest. I suppose it was intended as satire, but there is no longer any way of identifying who the characters represent among Peacock's contemporaries, except where he specifies in the notes/5.
Headlong Hall, first published anonymously inis the first of Peacock's several novels; the book exists not so much to tell a story as to engage in discourses upon a myriad of subjects with something of a /5(7). Headlong Hall book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
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Unlike other Welsh squires, the current scion of the ancient and dignified house of Headlong-ap-Headlong, Harry Headlong, Esquire, had actually suffered certain phenomena, called books, to find their way into his house; and, by dint of lounging over them after dinner, became seized with a violent passion to be thought a philosopher and a man of taste.
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