The History of Ophelia

The History of Ophelia This edition makes an essential contribution to our current debates about and growing interest in Sarah Fielding Carolyn Woodward University of New Mexico

  • Title: The History of Ophelia
  • Author: Sarah Fielding
  • ISBN: 9781551111209
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Paperback
  • This edition makes an essential contribution to our current debates about and growing interest in Sarah Fielding Carolyn Woodward, University of New Mexico

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    About "Sarah Fielding"

    1. Sarah Fielding

      Sarah Fielding was a British author and sister of the novelist Henry Fielding She was the author of The Governess, or The Little Female Academy 1749 , which was the first novel in English written especially for children children s literature , and had earlier achieved success with her novel The Adventures of David Simple 1744.

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    1. Fielding's last novel focuses on an unnamed protagonist, who is kidnapped from her beloved Welsh cottage and thrust into London society. Her abductor--Lord Dorchester--is attracted by her "awful purity." He manipulates her at every turn, while trying to fashion her into the perfect mistress. He vibrates with insecurity, first commanding her to attend parties, then accusing her of being too friendly (when she is mostly terrified of human contact). At one point, he tries to sever their attachment [...]


    2. As always, Broadview offers a well-annotated edition with excellent appendices. If I were just rating Peter Sabor's work as editor, it would be 4.5 to 5 stars.I bought this one because I'm coming to the growing realization I will probably never teach it (and thereby deserve an exam copy). It's like a missing link between _Pamela_ and _Evelina_. Is it enjoyable? Yes. Is it as absorbing as some of Sarah Fielding's other works (David Simple, The Governess, etc)? Not really. To quote the 1760 Review [...]


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