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Author: Terry Eagleton

Title: The Rape of Clarissa

Subtitle: Writing, Sexuality, and Class Struggle in Samuel Richardson

Place: Oxford

Publisher: Basil Blackwell

Year: 1982

Pages: ix + 109pp.

ISBN-10: 0631130292 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-10: 0631130314 (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 18th Century | European History: English History | Representations: Literary Texts / Samuel Richardson


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Author: Terry Eagleton, Department of English & Creative Writing, Lancaster UniversityWikipedia


  Preface (p. vii)
  Introduction (p. 1)
  The Rape of Clarissa (p. 40)
  Postscript (p. 95)
  Index (p. 103)

Editions: Eagleton, Terry. The Rape of Clarissa: Writing, Sexuality, and Class Struggle in Samuel Richardson. Minneapolis 1982. – Bibliographic Entry: Info


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