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Pamela/Shamela (Signet Classics)
Pamela/Shamela - Signet Classics
Author: Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding
ISBN-13: 9780451513663
ISBN-10: 0451513665
Publication Date: 7/1/1980
Pages: 576

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Publisher: Signet Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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Two classic novels in one volume: in Samuel Richardson's PAMELA, a pioneering work of XVIII century epistolary literature, the titular character describes how her wealthy, rakish employer mounts a campaign of seduction... and her mounting temptation to give in. In SHAMELA, Henry Fielding satirizes the girl's business-like approach to trading her virginity for marriage, wealth and a place in society.