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Pamela, or, Virtue rewarded

Author: Samuel Richardson; Albert J Rivero
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded is perhaps the most influential novel published in Britain in the eighteenth century. On its first publication in 1740, it became an immediate bestseller. Its epistolary structure, tight plotting and didactic message were praised, imitated, but also criticised and satirised. This new critical edition of Samuel Richardson's first novel features an authoritative text based on the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction, English
Epistolary fiction, English
Didactic fiction
Epistolary fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Richardson; Albert J Rivero
ISBN: 9780521848954 0521848954
OCLC Number: 704243781
Description: lxxxii, 581 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: General editors' preface --
Acknowledgements; Abbreviations --
General introduction --
Textual introduction --
Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded --
Explanatory notes --
Appendices: I. List of emendations --
II. Word-division --
III. List of editions --
IV. Introduction to the second edition of Pamela (1741) --
V. Contents from the octavo edition (1742) --
VI. Illustrations from the octavo edition (1742).
Other Titles: Pamela
Pamela
Virtue rewarded
Responsibility: Samuel Richardson ; edited by Albert J. Rivero.
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