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Henry Fielding : a life

Author: Martin C Battestin; Ruthe R Battestin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The definitive biography of one of the fathers of the modern novel, and the most remarkable and representative Englishman of the seventeenth century. This book should be of interest to readers of literature, biography and history.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Henry Fielding; Henry Fielding; Henry Fielding; Henry Fielding
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin C Battestin; Ruthe R Battestin
ISBN: 0415014387 9780415014380 0415097150 9780415097154
OCLC Number: 20490252
Description: xvii, 738 pages, [33] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A West Country boyhood and Eton (1707-26) --
Playwright and libertine (1727-39) --
Politics, novels, and the law (1739-49) --
Magistrate and reformer (1749-54) --
Consequences.
Responsibility: Martin C. Battestin with Ruthe R. Battestin.

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