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Unfolding through letters, the novel depicts with much feeling Pamela's struggles to decide how to respond to her would-be seducer and to determine her place in society. Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), a prominent London printer, is considered by many the father of the English novel, and the first modern novel. Following its hugely successful publication in 1740, it went on to become one of the most influential books in literary history, setting the course for the novel for the next century and beyond. reflects changing social roles in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, as a rising middle class offered women more choices and as traditional master-servant relationships underwent change.

Synopsis:

Based on actual events, is the story of a young girl who goes to work in a private residence and finds herself pursued by her employer's son, described as a "gentleman of free principles."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393001662
Author:
Richardson, Samuel
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Introduction by:
Sale, William
Introduction:
Sale, William
Author:
Sale, William
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Virtue
Subject:
Women domestics
Subject:
England
Subject:
Didactic fiction
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 105
Publication Date:
19581131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
8 x 5.4 x 1 in 0.975 lb

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