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Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø English novelist and poet For most of his life Peacock worked for the East India Co He was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley who greatly inspired his writing His best verse is interspersed in his novels which are dominated by the conversations of their characters and satirize the intellectual currents of the day His best known work Nightmare Abbey satirizes romantic melancholy.

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10 thoughts on “Maid Marian

  1. Geoff Geoff says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBPeacock’s novel is a mostly witty satire of Regency s and despite being written in 181822 it has a modern sensibility This sensibility stems from the objects of satire gender relations legality of governments etc mutatis mutandis still being relevant today Use of the past to contrast the present is nothing new and Peacock uses the mythical outlaw’s realm to good effect Not that the outlaws realm is some kind of utopia – view spoilerthe revelation that Tuck has a secret mistress in direct contravention of the laws of their forest society hide spoiler


  2. Stephen Basdeo Stephen Basdeo says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBI read this snoozefest for my PhD thesisThe drawing of the plot and characters is mediocreThe siege scene lifted almost out of Scott's superior Robin Hood novel IvanhoeAnyone who describes it as a witty satire is frankly talking bollocks Peacock was a mediocrity couldnt make a living from his bad writing so was an East India Company hireling who is only praised in academic works because he's easy to read the novel is but 100 pagesEven the Romantics were not enamoured with it—since publication in 1822 it enjoyed just three lowly selling editions 1822 1830 briefly


  3. Leslie Leslie says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBRead in my hardcover omnibus The Pleasures of Peacock 104 pgsPeacock's version of Robin Hood contains some amusingly snarky comments along with the familiar story


  4. Kate Kate says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBI really liked this version I especially loved Peacock's notes pointing out anachronisms because that's something I do I understand his compulsion to make things as accurate as possible I loved his Maid Marian she had some guts and would not take No for an answer as in No Marian you mustn't run away to the woods to be with Robin Hood She was so courageous and an excellent fighter And as she is the title char


  5. Peekablue Peekablue says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBThis version of Robin Hood goes along pretty well with most of the traditional Robin Hood stories One difference is that Robin the Earl of Locksley and Huntington actually suandered away his fortune and poached the King's deer for love of the hunt rather than out of necessity His lands were then confiscated by King Henry and he was named outlaw for resisting arrestFor those who like strong women characters this Maid Marian who's real name is Matilda can use a sword uarter staff and shoot a bow as well as Robin She also loves to hunt and likes being out in NatureThe only complaint I have is that some of the characters Friar Tuck for instance tend to be rather long winded Other than that I enjoyed the book and recommend it to anyone interested in Robin Hood


  6. Kara Kara says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBThis is Sir Walter Scott lite The characters are somewhat one dimensional cartoony and brushed in broad strokes but still engaging and engrossing And for all the stereotypes trotted out


  7. Nicky Nicky says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBI had to read this one for class I'd never heard of it before It's pretty easy and uick to read and reasonably fun Marian's a bag of trouble really At least as far as her father's concerned I thin


  8. Shala Howell Shala Howell says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBso far it's kind of like reading a musical


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    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBwith flowers and in flowers and on flowers


  10. S. Wilson S. Wilson says:

    Paperback æ Maid Marian Kindle Ø maid pdf, marian pdf, Maid Marian PDFEPUBA fairly standard 19th Century adaptation of the 13th Century folklore legend of Robin Hood


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