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Samuel Richardson: Tercentenary Essays

Samuel Richardson: Tercentenary Essays
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780521169196
ISBN 10: 521169194
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 2011-10-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 328
List Price: $44.99

Fifteen contributors commemorate the three-hundredth anniversary of Samuel Richardson's birth with essays investigating various aspects of the novelist's work.


Investigates various aspects of the 17th century English novelist's work, such as the reception of Pamela, the libertine tradition in Clarissa, biblical references in the Meditations, compliance in Sir Charles Grandison, and the selection of personal letters for publication. The 15 essays also discuss such general topics as the portrayal of male friendship and the rise of Richardson criticism. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)