Richardson, Samuel

Richardson, Samuel, 1689 in der Grafschaft Derby geboren, Verfasser der nun veralteten Romane: »Grandison,« »Pamela« und »Clarissa,« die aber vor 50 Jahren als die ersten Erzeugnisse einer neuen Gattung des Romans, des moralischen Familienromans, in denen zuerst auch die Briefform versucht wurde, in ganz Deutschland mit Enthusiasmus gelesen wurden. Er starb den 4. Juli 1761.


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