Henry Fielding
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Henry Fielding Critic & Satirist (Studies in Fiction No. 34) by F. R. Van Der Voorde

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Published by Haskell House Pub Ltd .
Written in English


  • Biography/Autobiography

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Open LibraryOL11517471M
ISBN 10083830639X
ISBN 109780838306390

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Henry Fielding was born in into a family that was essentially aristocratic. His mother's father was a justice of the Queen's Bench, while his paternal grandfather was an archdeacon of Salisbury; in these two men there may have been something of the genesis of Fielding's bent toward the law, his great love of learning, and his firm sense of Christian morality. Amelia is a sentimental novel written by Henry Fielding and published in December It was the fourth and final novel written by Fielding, and it was printed in only one edition while the author was alive, although 5, copies were published of the first edition. Sep 01,  · This classic novel needs no recommendation from me, if you're interested in diving into the extraordinarily complex plot and story of Henry Fielding's classic novel. This Signet Classic paperback edition of "Tom Jones" uses the 3rd edition, published in , with a few passages from the 1st edition, also published in , included in the 5/5(3). Free PDF Download Books by Henry Fielding. Joseph Andrews refuses Lady Booby's advances, she discharges him, and Joseph -- in the company of his old tutor, Parson Adams (one of .

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