The Female Quixote : or The Adventures of Arabella

The Female Quixote : or The Adventures of Arabella

Book Title: The Female Quixote : or The Adventures of Arabella

Author: Samuel Richardson

Format: Paperback | 464 pages

Publication Date: 15 Jun 2008

ISBN-13: 9780199540242

The Female Quixote (1752), a vivacious and ironical novel parodying the style of Cervantes, portrays the beautiful and aristocratic Arabella, whose passion for reading romances leads her into all manner of misunderstandings.

Praised by Fielding, Richardson and Samuel Johnson, the book quickly established Charlotte Lennox as a foremost writer of the Novel of Sentiment. With an excellent introduction and full explanatory notes, this edition will be of particular interest to students of women's literature, and of the eighteenth-century novel.
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