Samuel Richardson: Passion and Prudence

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Valerie Grosvenor Myer
Rowman & Littlefield, 1986 - 184 pages
The novelists of the eighteenth century are enjoying a popular, as well as a learned, revival. Chief among them is Richardson. Here an international team of brilliant scholars and critics comes together to reconsider Richardson's achievement and to assess recent approaches.
 

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Closetwork The Relationship between Physical and Psychological Spaces in Pamela
21
CLARISSA
39
Clarissa
41
The Manmade World of Clarissa Harlowe and Robert Lovelace
52
Subversive or Not? Anna Howes Function in Clarissa
78
Triall by what is contrary Samuel Richardson and Christian Dialectic
93
Anfractuous Ways
114
Well Read in Shakespeare
126
SIR CHARLES GRANDISON
133
Sir Charles Grandison A Gauntlet Thrown Out
135
THE SEXS CHAMPION
145
Richardson and the Bluestockings
147
Richardsons Influence on Jane Austen Some Notes on the Biographical and Critical Problems of an Influence
165
Notes on Contributors
177
Index
179
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Page 17 - Why, sir, if you were to read Richardson for the story, your impatience would be so much fretted, that you would hang yourself. But you must read him for the sentiment, and consider the story only as giving occasion to the sentiment.

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