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Damon and Delia: A Tale (Dodo Press)

William Godwin

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92 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.2in.William Godwin, also known as Edward Baldwin and Theophilus Marcliffe, (1756-1836) was an English journalist, political philosopher and novelist. He is considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and one of the first modern proponents of philosophical anarchism. He is most famous for two books that he published within the space of a year: An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793), an attack on political institutions, and Caleb Williams; or, Things as They Are (1794), which attacks aristocratic privilege, but also is virtually the first mystery novel. He wrote prolifically in the genres of novels, history and demography throughout his life time. With his wife, Mary Jane Clairmont, he wrote childrens primers on Biblical and classical history, which he published along with such works as Charles and Mary Lambs Tales from Shakespeare. He also has had considerable influence on British literature and literary culture. His other works include Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1798), Life of Chaucer (1803), Cloudesley (1830), and Deloraine (1833). This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781406587944

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Title: Damon and Delia: A Tale (Dodo Press)

Publisher: Dodo Press

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William Godwin, also known as Edward Baldwin and Theophilus Marcliffe, (1756-1836) was an English journalist, political philosopher and novelist. He is considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and one of the first modern proponents of philosophical anarchism. He is most famous for two books that he published within the space of a year: An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793), an attack on political institutions, and Caleb Williams; or, Things as They Are (1794), which attacks aristocratic privilege, but also is virtually the first mystery novel. He wrote prolifically in the genres of novels, history and demography throughout his life time. With his wife, Mary Jane Clairmont, he wrote children's primers on Biblical and classical history, which he published along with such works as Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare. He also has had considerable influence on British literature and literary culture. His other works include Memoirs of the Author of 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman' (1798), Life of Chaucer (1803), Cloudesley (1830), and Deloraine (1833).

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