Melincourt (novel)

Melincourt (novel)

Melincourt is the second novel of Thomas Love Peacock, published in 1817. It centers around the "idea of an orang-outang mimicking humanity.[1]" An orangutan called Sir Oran Haut-Ton is put forward as a candidate for election as a member of parliament.


  1. ^ "Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866)". Encyclopedia Britannica. 21. 1911. pp. 22. 

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainRichard Garnett (1911). "Thomas Love Peacock". In Chisholm, Hugh. Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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