Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Samuel Richardson: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

Clarissa

Appendix A: Prefatory Material for the Second Edition, 1749

Appendix B: Richardson’s Correspondence

  1. Correspondence with “Mrs. Belfour”/Lady Bradshaigh (1748–53)
    1. Letter 1: Lady Bradshaigh to Richardson
    2. Letter 2: Richardson to Lady Bradshaigh
    3. Letter 3: Lady Bradshaigh to Richardson
    4. Letter 4: Richardson to Lady Bradshaigh
    5. Letter 5: Richardson to Lady Bradshaigh
  2. Correspondence with Johannes Stinstra (1753–54)
    1. Letter 1: Richardson to Johannes Stinstra
    2. Letter 2: Johannes Stinstra to Richardson
    3. Letter 3: Richardson to Johannes Stinstra

Appendix C: Eighteenth-Century Responses to Clarissa

  1. Henry Fielding, Letter to Richardson (1748)
  2. Sarah Fielding, Letter to Richardson (1749)
  3. Review of Clarissa by Albrecht Von Haller (1749)
  4. Review of Clarissa by Samuel Johnson (1750)
  5. Elizabeth Echlin, An Alternative Ending to Richardson’s Clarissa (1754–55)
  6. Denis Diderot, “In Praise of Richardson” (1761)
  7. From James Beattie, “On Fable and Romance” (1783)
  8. Anna Lætitia Aikin Barbauld, “The Life of Samuel Richardson, with Remarks on His Writings” (1804)

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Posted on October 29, 2015