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Maid Marian Peacock S Retelling Of The Legend Of Robin Hood Is As Fresh Today As It Was When He Penned It, Nearly Two Hundred Years Ago Here Are All The Heroes And Villains We Know And Love, Recast By A Keen Victorian Wit The Heroes Are Heroic And Just A Little Self Serving, Though Generous The Villains Are Villainous And Greedy And The Tale Is Told As Keenly As It Can Be Those Who Haven T Read Peacock Are In For A Treat.

  • Paperback
  • 152 pages
  • Maid Marian
  • Thomas Love Peacock
  • English
  • 20 July 2017
  • 1587159600

About the Author: Thomas Love Peacock

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10 thoughts on “Maid Marian

  1. says:

    Peacock s novel is a mostly witty satire of Regency s and despite being written in 1818 22 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 spoiler the revelation that Tuck has a secret mistress Peacock s novel is a mostly witty satire of Regency s ...

  2. says:

    I 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 character of this book, I don t feel bad rambling about her The plots were t I 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 sh...

  3. says:

    This 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 squandered 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 arrest.For those who like strong women characters, this Maid Marian who s real name is Matilda can use a sword, quarter staff, and s This version of Robin Hood goes along pretty well with most of the traditional Robin Hoo...

  4. says:

    I had to read this one for class I d never heard of it before It s pretty easy and quick to read, and reasonably fun Marian s a bag of trouble, really At least as far as her father s concerned I think this course is going to be based on the portrayal ...

  5. says:

    I read this for my PhD.Firstly I m actually surprised that there are other people than me who have read this book in the last 100 years.Also it s a hidden gem Maid Marian is like a medieval GI Jane, Robin Hood is the usual character we expect The plot is concise, very easy to...

  6. says:

    This 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, straight from a Hollywood back lot, Marian is refreshingly modern and independen...

  7. says:

    with flowers, and in flowers, and on flowers

  8. says:

    so far it s kind of like reading a musical

  9. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Opening Now come ye for peace here, or come ye for war SCOTT The abbot, in his alb arrayed, stood at the altar in the abbey chapel of Rubygill, with all his plump, sleek, rosy friars, in goodly lines d...

  10. says:

    kindle

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