Londry, Michael. “Our dear Miss Jenny Collier”. Times Literary Supplement, pp. 13 -14.
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|Friends, Associates||Samuel Richardson|
|Literary responses||Sarah Fielding|
|Literary responses||Elizabeth Griffith|
|Literary responses||Charlotte Lennox||
In Fielding's detailed comparison of the novel with Don Quixote, Lennox emerges superior to Cervantes in morality, probability, and character-drawing, though Cervantes is superior in other ways. This enthusiastic review was widely reprinted.
Catto, Susan J. Modest Ambition: The Influence of Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, and the Ideal of Female Diffidence on Sarah Fielding, Charlotte Lennox, and Frances Brooke. University of Oxford, 1998.
|Literary responses||Samuel Richardson||
With Clarissa's rape and death, Richardson's circle became more critical than they had been all along, and objections from them and other readers began flowing thick and fast. The whole novel was discussed in print...
The book had gone to press in June 1757.
The original press run of 1,018 copies had to be supplemented with a further 250. First of several more editions was the Dublin one of the...
Feminist Companion Archive.
|Reception||Teresia Constantia Phillips|
|Textual Production||Sarah Fielding|