The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and of His Friend Mr Abraham Adams In

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BiblioBazaar, 2010 - 182 pages
The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Western literary study flows out of eighteenth-century works by Alexander Pope, Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Frances Burney, Denis Diderot, Johann Gottfried Herder, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and others. Experience the birth of the modern novel, or compare the development of language using dictionaries and grammar discourses. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++British LibraryT036461Anonymous. By Henry Fielding. Vol.2 has the imprint: Dublin: printed for George Ewing, William Smith, and George Faulkner.Dublin: printed by S. Powell, for G. Ewing, and W. Smith, and G. Faulkner, 1742. 2v.; 12

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User Review  - mbmackay - LibraryThing

Henry Fielding's second attempt at a parody/satire of Richardson's "Pamela" - with greater success than "Shamela". This is a full length book, with Pamela's brother as the hero, being chased by women ... Read full review

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

I've read Cervantes. I've reviewed Lyly. I've perused Nashe. Defoe was an admiree of mine. Andrews, you're no Cervantes, Lyly, Nashe, Defoe - or Swift. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Henry Fielding (1707-1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess. His writings reflect his ongoing preoccupation with fraud, sham, and masks. Tom Jones is considered to be his greatest work.

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