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Henry Fielding - Author

About the Author

Henry Fielding (1707-1754) began his career as a novelist in 1740 with Shamela (written as a negative response to Richardson's Pamela). The following year, he published Joseph Andrews, with which he anticipates his masterpiece, Tom Jones. His final work, The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon, was published posthumously in 1755. Thomas Keymer is Elmore Fellow and Tutor in English at St Anne's College, Oxford. His books include Sterne, the Moderns, and the Novel (2002), and co-edited with John Mee, The Cambridge Companion to English Literature 1740-1830 (2004). Alice Wakely completed a doctoral dissertation on Samuel Richardson at Magdalen College, Oxford, and is currently at the University of York. Thomas Keymer is Elmore Fellow and Tutor in English at St Anne's College, Oxford. His books include Richardson's Clarissa and the 18th Century Reader (1992), Sterne, the Moderns, and the Novel (2002), and co-edited with John Mee, The Cambridge Companion to English Literature 1740-1830 (2004). Alice Wakely completed a doctoral dissertation on Samuel Richardson at Magdalen College, Oxford and is currently at the University of York. The editors have previously collaborated on the OUP World's Classics edition of Richardson's Pamela (2001).

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History of Tom Jones

History of Tom Jones

Author: Henry Fielding Format: eBook Release Date: 07/09/2018

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling is a classic satirical novel by Henry Fielding. The way of writing, plot and characters show that it is also one of the first European realistic novels. Tom Jones, an unknown founding, is brought up by his guardian Squire Allworthy, near whose house Jones was abandoned. Although the boy grew up as a cunning and nosey person, he was still honest and generous. He has a lot of troubles and difficulties ahead of him because of his excessive curiosity and uncontrollable temper. But all's well that ends well. Tom Jones finds the guardian's forgiveness and highly anticipated love.

The Miser, a Comedy. by Henry Fielding.

The Miser, a Comedy. by Henry Fielding.

Author: Henry Fielding Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/04/2018

The Miser, a Comedy

The Miser, a Comedy

Author: Henry Fielding Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2018

The Opposition. a Vision

The Opposition. a Vision

Author: Henry Fielding Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/04/2018

A Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon

A Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon

Author: Henry Fielding Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/04/2018

The History of Tom Jones

The History of Tom Jones

Author: Henry Fielding Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/04/2018

Joseph Andrews and Shamela

Joseph Andrews and Shamela

Author: Henry Fielding Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/04/2018

Joseph Andrews

Joseph Andrews

Author: Henry Fielding Format: eBook Release Date: 22/03/2018

Henry Fielding was an English writer and dramatist best known for his satirical wit.Fielding is also notable for helping to create London's first police force.Fielding was a prolific author and some of his best known books, including Tom Jones, Joseph Andrews, and Shamela, are still widely read today.Joseph Andrews was Fielding's first novel.The humorous book tells the story of the adventures of a good-natured footman.

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