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Correspondence with Lady Bradshaigh and Lady Echlin
3 Volume Hardback Set (Series Numbers 5-7)

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Part of The Cambridge Edition of the Correspondence of Samuel Richardson

  • Date Published: December 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781107145528

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  • Samuel Richardson (1689–1761), renowned English novelist and master printer, was also a prolific letter writer. The Cambridge Edition of the Correspondence of Samuel Richardson is the first complete edition of his letters. These three volumes contain his correspondence, much of it published for the first time, with two fascinating women: Dorothy, Lady Bradshaigh (1705–85) and her sister Elizabeth, Lady Echlin (1704–82). Lady Bradshaigh was Richardson's most prolific and important correspondent, challenging him about a range of issues, literary and otherwise, including his intentions for Clarissa and Sir Charles Grandison, in an iconoclastic style. Lady Echlin lived in Ireland for much of her life and provided Richardson with information on Irish issues, including the Dublin editions of his novels. The scholarly apparatus in this volume furnishes a wealth of material about these women's lives and their milieu, affording many insights into eighteenth-century English and Irish social and literary history.

    • The first scholarly edition of this important body of eighteenth-century correspondence, presented with a detailed commentary
    • Richardson's letters to and from Lady Bradshaigh and Lady Echlin form a vital part of his collected correspondence, revealing much about his views on literature and eighteenth-century culture
    • The substantial appendices include Lady Bradshaigh's marginalia on Sir Charles Grandison, which are transcribed here for the first time
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    • Date Published: December 2016
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781107145528
    • length: 1200 pages
    • dimensions: 23 x 158 x 67 mm
    • weight: 2.28kg
    • contains: 4 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    General editors' preface
    Acknowledgements
    Chronology
    List of abbreviations
    General introduction
    Volume 1: Richardson's correspondence with Lady Bradshaigh and Lady Echlin, 1748–53
    Volume 2: Richardson's correspondence with Lady Bradshaigh and Lady Echlin, 1754–7
    Volume 3: Richardson's correspondence with Lady Bradshaigh and Lady Echlin, 1758–62
    Appendices:
    1. Lady Bradshaigh's and Samuel Richardson's commentary on Clarissa
    2. Lady Bradshaigh's and Samuel Richardson's commentary on Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 7
    3. Lady Echlin's alternative ending for Clarissa
    Index.

  • Author

    Samuel Richardson

    Editor

    Peter Sabor, McGill University, Montréal
    Peter Sabor is Director of the Burney Centre and Canada Research Chair in Eighteenth-Century Studies at McGill University. He is a past president of the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He is co-General Editor of The Cambridge Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Samuel Richardson, which is in progress. His many publications on Richardson include Pamela in the Marketplace: Literary Controversy and Print Culture in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland, co-authored with Thomas Keymer (Cambridge, 2005).

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