Pamela Or Virtue Rewarded

By: Samuel Richardson
Published By: Double9 Books
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Samuel Richardson's epistolary book "Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded" was released in 1740. The protagonist of the book is a young maidservant named Pamela Andrews who gets into a sticky position with her employer, a rich landowner named Mr. B. The story is told via a collection of letters that Pamela writes, detailing her experiences and feelings. After falling in love with Pamela, Mr. B makes an effort to seduce her and force her into an unfavorable situation. Pamela, who is adamant on preserving her purity and moral integrity, rejects his approaches. Pamela's resiliency and perseverance in the face of difficulty are put to the test as the story develops. She encounters many obstacles and temptations, but she finally succeeds because of her persistent adherence to her values. She is finally recognized and admired by people around her, including Mr. B, who experiences a metamorphosis and falls in love with her, for her moral behavior and reluctance to compromise her integrity. The work "Pamela" is well known for its investigation of morality, social differences, and the power relationships between men and women in 18th-century society. It serves as a morality story that highlights the significance of individual virtue and the possibility of atonement.

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Samuel Richardson

English author Samuel Richardson (1689–1761) is most recognized for his significant works in the epistolary novel subgenre. He was born in Derbyshire, England, and spent his whole career working as a printer and stationer. "Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded," Richardson's first book, won critical praise. This work, which was composed as a series of letters, tackled morality, virtue, and social class issues. It attained enormous popularity and generated societal debates and discussions. The attention to detail, psychological nuance, and portrayal of authentic home circumstances in Richardson's books set them apart. His writing style greatly influenced the evolution of the book as a literary genre and served as an inspiration to later writers like Jane Austen. In addition to his writing achievements, Richardson worked in the printing and publishing sector. He was the Master of the Stationers' Company and a strong supporter of copyright legislation to safeguard writers' rights. Today, people still value and study Samuel Richardson's contributions to English literature and his creative narrative style. His writings are still influential because they explore social dynamics, moral quandaries, and human nature.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 447 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358590017
  • ISBN-13: 9789358590012
  • Item Weight: 536.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 24.5 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General,History / Ancient / General,History / Reference