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Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady
By: Samuel Richardson
Pages: 1534
Published: 1747
Genre(s): England
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
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Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, published in 1748. It tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, and is one of the longest novels in the English language. Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, first published in 1740. It tells the story of a maid named...

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another on the list of reading for that 1980 English Lit class...truly amazing reading list!

Dec 31st, 2017

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Dec 12th, 2014

Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady appears on these lists...

49th on The Novel 100 by Daniel S. Bert

6th on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian

33rd on 100 Novels Everyone Should Read by Telegraph