Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews, An by FIELDING, Henry

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An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews, or simply Shamela, as it is more commonly known, is a satirical novel written by Henry Fielding and first published in April 1741 under the name of Mr. Conny Keyber. Fielding never owned to writing the work, but it is widely considered to be his. It is a direct attack on the then-popular novel Pamela (November 1740) by Fieldings contemporary and rival Samuel Richardson and is composed, like Pamela, in epistolary form. Shamela is written as a shocking revelation of the true events which took place in the life of Pamela Andrews, the main heroine of Pamela. From Shamela we learn that, instead of being a kind, humble, and chaste servant-girl, Pamela (whose true name turns out to be Shamela) is in fact a wicked and lascivious creature, scheming to entrap her master, Squire Booby, into marriage. (Summary by Wikipedia) Cast Narrator: Patti Cunningham Shamela: Kristingj Williams: Martin Geeson Tickletext: Chuck Williamson Lucretia: April Gonzales Henrietta: Margaret Espaillat Oliver: Algy Pug Booby: Herman Roskams Puff: Bob Gonzalez Conny: NoelBadrian Editor: Patti Cunningham

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  • Part 2

    Part 2

    15/09/2016 Duration: 52min
  • Part 1

    Part 1

    15/09/2016 Duration: 46min