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Things as they are, or, The adventures of Caleb Williams

William Godwin

Things as they are, or, The adventures of Caleb Williams

by William Godwin

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Published by Printed for B. Crosby in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAdventures of Caleb Williams, Caleb Williams
Statementby William Godwin.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 22874.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13563460M
OCLC/WorldCa16418803

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Godwin, William. THINGS AS THEY ARE; OR, THE ADVENTURES OF CALEB WILLIAMS. London: Printed for E. 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 Book Edition: First Edition. Things as They Are, or the Adventures of Caleb Williams appeared in , fifteen months after the publication of Godwin's landmark Enquiry Concerning Political preface to the novel, which was omitted from the first edition, articulates its broad continuity with Godwin's critique of government in Political Justice.

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 government. Intended as a popularization of the ideas presented in his treatise Political Justice Godwin uses Caleb Williams to show how legal . The Adventures of Caleb Williams | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original .


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