Things as they are; or, The adventures of Caleb Williams. by William Godwin

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CALEB WILLIAMS OR THINGS AS THEY ARE BY WILLIAM GODWIN WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ERNEST A. BAKER, M.A. LONDON CONTENTS. DRAMATIS PERSONAE; in the instance of "Caleb Williams," I read over a little old book, entitled "The Adventures of Mademoiselle de St.

Phale," a French Protestant in the times of the fiercest persecution of the. Things as they are, or, The adventures of Caleb WilliamsPrinted for H. and P. Rice and sold by J. Rice and Co., Baltimore in English. Both are present in the book. The hero is Caleb Williams, a secretary for a sullen employer named Falkland, a man who himself was reputed to be the innocent victim of a capital crime.

Caleb spends considerable time prying into the affairs of his employer, who tells Caleb, that he is indeed guilty as charged and warns Caleb to be silent/5(4). Godwin described the book as “a series of adventures of flight and pursuit; the fugitive in perpetual apprehension of being overwhelmed with the worst calamities”, so that Caleb Williams can be classified as an early thriller or mystery novel.

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Caleb Williams; Or, Things as They Are Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Didactic fiction Subject: England -- Fiction Subject: Bildungsromans Subject: Young men -- Fiction Subject: Murderers -- Fiction Subject: False imprisonment -- Fiction Subject: Master and servant -- Fiction Subject.

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Things as They Are; or The Adventures of Caleb Williams (often abbreviated to Caleb Williams) by William Godwin is a three-volume novel written as a call to end the abuse of power by what Godwin saw as a tyrannical ed as a popularization of the ideas presented in his treatise Political Justice Godwin uses Caleb Williams to show how legal and other institutions can and do.

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Crosby, Stationers-Court, Ludgate-Street, 12mo, three volumes: pp. [] [1] [ errata]; [] [1] [ blank]; [] [1]eighteenth or early nineteenth century full tree calf, all panels ruled in gold, volume numbers and dates in gold on spine panels, burgundy title.

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THE ADVENTURES OF CALEB WILLIAMS OR THINGS AS THEY ARE BY WILLIAM GODWIN CONTENTS Preface Godwin's Account of the Novel Volume One Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six PREFACE.

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Godwin, William. THINGS AS THEY ARE; OR, THE ADVENTURES OF CALEB WILLIAMS The Second Edition Corrected. London: Printed for G. and J. Robinson, Patternoster-Row, 12mo, three volumes: pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] [ blank]; [i-iv] [1] [ blank]; [i-iv] [1]half title leaf present in each volume, nineteenth century three-quarter leather and marbled boards.

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