Tuesday, September 27, 2011
For Credit: Shamela's Positive Message?
Fielding offers a devastating critique of Richardsonian moralizing in Shamela--but what does he offer in the way of a positive vision of what fiction can do and why we should read it? Underneath all the mockery and ribaldry, does Fielding offer some alternative sincere moral framework to Pamela?
As always, cite some text to support your claims. Deadline: Tuesday (10/3), start of class. Responses count for Week 6 or Week 7, depending which side of Saturday midnight you respond.
Posted by KW at 4:17 PM