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Clarissa, or, The history of a young lady

by Samuel Richardson

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Young women -- Crimes against -- Fiction,
    • Conflict of generations -- Fiction,
    • Kidnapping victims -- Fiction,
    • Rape victims -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesClarissa., History of a young lady.
      StatementSamuel Richardson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Angus Ross.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsRoss, Angus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3664 .C4 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1533 p. ;
      Number of Pages1533
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2553542M
      ISBN 100140432159
      LC Control Number85051071

      Clarissa, or the History of a Young Lady By: Samuel Richardson () Clarissa Harlowe, the tragic heroine of Clarissa, is a beautiful and virtuous young lady whose family has become very wealthy only in recent years and is now eager to become part of the aristocracy by acquiring estates and titles through advantageous pairings. Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady: Comprehending the Most Important Concerns of Private Life, And particularly showing, The Distresses that may attend the Misconduct Both of Parents and Children, In Relation to Marriage/5(25).

        clarissa; or the history of a young lady the history of sir charles grandison the fables aesop’s fables the non-fiction the infidel convicted the apprentice’s vade mecum the seasonable examination of the pleas and pretensions letters written to and for particular friends a tour thro’ the whole island of great britain3/5(1). His epistolary novels—including his masterpiece, Clarissa, or The History of a Young Lady (–48)— brought him great success and a bevy of admirers. Sheila Ortiz-Taylor is Professor Emeritus of English at Florida State University, where she taught the British and American novel, as well as creative writing and women’s literature 3/5(18).

        Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, and is one of the longest novels in the English language. Clarissa Harlowe is a beautiful and virtuous young lady whose family has become wealthy only Brand: Wilder Publications, Inc. Clarissa or the History of a Young Lady by Samuel Richardson, abridged by George Sherburn, Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Good. pp. almost good copy, faded spine, small tear from price tag,some pencillings. Codice articolo Informazioni sul venditore | Contattare il venditore


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