Clarissa

by: Samuel Richardson

Suggestions for Further Reading

Castle, Terry. Clarissa’s Ciphers: Meaning and Disruption in Richardson’s Clarissa. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1982.

Eagleton, Terry. The Rape of Clarissa: Writing, Sexuality, and Class Struggle in Samuel Richardson. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1982.

Ferguson, Frances. “Rape and the Rise of the Novel,” Representations 20 (Fall 1987): 88112.

Flynn, Carol Houlihan, and Edward Copeland, eds. Clarissa and Her Readers: New Essays for the Clarissa Project. New York: AMS, 1999.

Keymer, Tom. Richardson’s Clarissa and the Eighteenth-Century Reader. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

Macpherson, Sandra. “Lovelace, Ltd.,” ELH 65 (Spring 1998): 99121.

Richardson, Samuel. Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded. Eds. Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Richardson, Samuel. The History of Sir Charles Grandison. Ed. Joselyn Harris. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.

Warner, William. Reading Clarissa: The Struggles of Interpretation. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1979.

Watt, Ian. The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Richardson, Defoe, and Fielding, esp. chap. 7, “Richardson as Novelist: Clarissa.” Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1957.