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Models of reading : paragons and parasites in Richardson, Burney, and Laclos

Author: Martha J Koehler
Publisher: Lewisburg, Pa. : Bucknell University Presses, ©2005.
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"Two predominant critical assumptions about Samuel Richardson - that he is a feminist and that his novels aim to exert a straightforward didactic influence on readers - are challenged by this comparative study of female exemplarity in Clarissa and several novels written in its wake, by Richardson, Frances Burney, and Choderlos de Lacios.".
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Koehler, Martha J., 1964-
Models of reading.
Lewisburg, Pa. : Bucknell University Presses, c2005
(OCoLC)607678525
Online version:
Koehler, Martha J., 1964-
Models of reading.
Lewisburg, Pa. : Bucknell University Presses, c2005
(OCoLC)607683956
Named Person: Choderlos de Laclos; Samuel Richardson; Fanny Burney; Samuel Richardson; Samuel Richardson; Fanny Burney; Pierre Ambroise François Choderlos de Laclos; Fanny Burney; Choderlos de Laclos; Samuel Richardson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha J Koehler
ISBN: 0838755844 9780838755846
OCLC Number: 56913515
Description: 328 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Richardson and the paragon's text --
2. Richardsonian models --
3. "Faultless monsters" and monstrous egos : the distruption of model selves in Evelina --
4. Dangerous mediations : Les Liaisons dangereuses and oppositionality
Responsibility: Martha J. Koehler.

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