- 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." An orangutan called Sir Oran Haut-Ton is put forward as a candidate for election as a member of parliament.
- ^ "Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866)". Encyclopedia Britannica. 21. 1911. pp. 22.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Richard Garnett (1911). "Thomas Love Peacock". In Chisholm, Hugh. Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Thomas_Love_Peacock.
Novels by Thomas Love Peacock
Headlong Hall (1815) · Melincourt (1817) · Nightmare Abbey (1818) · Maid Marian (1822) · The Misfortunes of Elphin (1829) · Crotchet Castle (1831) · Gryll Grange (1861)Categories:
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- Novels by Thomas Love Peacock
- Novels about elections
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