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Author: Samuel Richardson; Alexander Pettit
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This is the first edition to assemble all of the earliest known works by Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), one of the most influential authors in the English tradition. Richardson's exercises in conduct-writing, religious controversialism, anti-theatrical polemic, occasional verse, literary criticism - and his popular and surprisingly revealing edition of Aesop's Fables - resonate throughout his later work while  Read more...
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Named Person: Samuel Richardson; Samuel Richardson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Richardson; Alexander Pettit
ISBN: 9780521830522 0521830524
OCLC Number: 741549111
Description: civ, 742 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Apprentice's Vade Mecum (1733); A Seasonable Examination of the Pleas and Pretensions (1735); Verses from The Gentleman's Magazine (1736); Preface to Aubin, A Collection of Entertaining Histories and Novels (1739); Aesop's Fables (1739); Letters Written to and for Particular Friends (1741); Six Original Letters upon Duelling (1765); Appendix. The Infidel Convicted (1731).
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Samuel Richardson ; edited by Alexander Pettit.


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