The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews

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Pearson/Longman, 2008 - Literary Criticism - 366 pages

From Longman's Cultural Editions series, The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews, edited by Andrew Potkay, presents Henry Fielding's classic work along with a critical introduction and contextual materials on and from the period. The text presented here is the third edition of March 1743, the most reliable and authoritative edition to appear in Fielding's time.

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Contents

The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews
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The Romance Tradition 32 7
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Ethics and Theology
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Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Adam Potkay is professor of English at the College of William & Mary, and book-review editor of the journal 'Eighteenth-Century Life.' He is the author of 'The Story of Joy from the Bible to Late Romanticism' (Cambridge University Press, 2007), 'The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume' (Cornell University Press, 2000), and 'The Fate of Eloquence in the Age of Hume' (Cornell University Press, 1994). With Sandra Burr, he co-edited 'Black Atlantic Writers of the Eighteenth-Century: Living the New Exodus in England and the Americas' (St. Martin's, 1995).

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