Pamela, or, Virtue rewarded / Samuel Richardson ; edited with explanatory notes by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely ; with an introduction by Thomas Keymer.

By: Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761
Contributor(s): Keymer, Tom | Wakely, Alice
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press): Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2001Description: xlv, 546 p. : facsim. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780192829603 (pbk.); 0192829602Other title: Virtue rewardedUniform titles: Pamela DDC classification: 823.6 Online resources: WorldCat details Summary: Summary: Based on actual events, Pamela 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.' 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.
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Based on the original text of 1740.
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Epistolary fiction

Includes bibliography: p. [xxxviii]-xlii.

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Based on actual events, Pamela 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.' 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.

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