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Caleb Williams

Author: William Godwin; Gary J Handwerk; A A Markley
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2000.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Caleb Williams is the riveting account of a young man whose curiosity leads him to pry into a murder from the past. The first novel of crime and detection in English literature, Caleb Williams is also a powerful expose of the evils and inequities of the political and social system in 1790s Britain."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Didactic fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Godwin, William, 1756-1836.
Caleb Williams.
Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)604148124
Online version:
Godwin, William, 1756-1836.
Caleb Williams.
Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)632055214
Named Person: William (1756-1836) Godwin
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Godwin; Gary J Handwerk; A A Markley
ISBN: 1551112493 9781551112497
OCLC Number: 44751661
Notes: Originally published as: Things as they are, or, The adventures of Caleb Williams.
"In addition to the text itself, the editors have included an extensive selection of primary source materials from the period"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 573 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Other Titles: Things as they are
Responsibility: William Godwin ; edited by Gary Handwerk & A.A. Markley.
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"Caleb Williams is the riveting account of a young man whose curiosity leads him to pry into a murder from the past. The first novel of crime and detection in English literature, Caleb Williams is also a powerful expose of the evils and inequities of the political and social system in 1790s Britain."

"In addition to the text itself, the editor's have included an extensive selection of primary source materials from the period, ranging from Godwin's original manuscript ending and excerpts from his political writings to contemporary reviews, the political writings of Burke and Paine, and materials on criminals and the English prison system."--Jacket.

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