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The Resource Clarissa, or, The history of a young lady, Samuel Richardson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Angus Ross

Clarissa, or, The history of a young lady, Samuel Richardson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Angus Ross

Label
Clarissa, or, The history of a young lady
Title
Clarissa, or, The history of a young lady
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Richardson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Angus Ross
Title variation
  • History of a young lady
  • Clarissa
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher: Written entirely in letters, this novel conveys the nuances and tensions only present in personal epistolary form. The virtuous but self-deceiving Clarissa and the charming villain Lovelace haunt the imagination as fully as Romeo and Juliet or Tristan and Isolde
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Summary
An abridged version of the original novel. Through a series of letters, the tragic history of Clarissa Harlowe and her ruthless pursuer Robert Lovelace unfolds.
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
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10012283
Cataloging source
DLC
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1689-1761
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Richardson, Samuel
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Ross, Angus
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True
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Kidnapping victims
  • Rape victims
  • Psychological fiction
  • Kidnapping
  • Young women
  • Conflict of generations
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Clarissa, or, The history of a young lady, Samuel Richardson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Angus Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Preface -- Abbreviations and signs -- Chronology -- Introduction -- Selected further reading -- Note on the text -- Clarissa or, The history of a young lady -- Table of letters -- Table of letter numbers in other editions -- Notes -- Glossary of words and phrases -- Appendix: Music for the 'Ode to Wisdom' in letter 54
Control code
000003893391
Dimensions
24cm.
Extent
1533 p.
Isbn
9780140432152
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Lccn
85051071
System control number
(OCoLC)12507756
Label
Clarissa, or, The history of a young lady, Samuel Richardson ; edited with an introduction and notes by Angus Ross
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Preface -- Abbreviations and signs -- Chronology -- Introduction -- Selected further reading -- Note on the text -- Clarissa or, The history of a young lady -- Table of letters -- Table of letter numbers in other editions -- Notes -- Glossary of words and phrases -- Appendix: Music for the 'Ode to Wisdom' in letter 54
Control code
000003893391
Dimensions
24cm.
Extent
1533 p.
Isbn
9780140432152
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
Lccn
85051071
System control number
(OCoLC)12507756

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