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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling

Author: Henry Fielding; George Sherburn
Publisher: New York : The Modern Library, [1950] ©1950.
Series: Modern Library college editions, T15.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fielding's classic novel chronicles the adventures of Tom Jones, who was abandoned as an infant and grows into a lusty, imprudent young man. Promising to mend his ways, Tom competes with an abusive rival for the affections of a wealthy squire's daughter, and eventually learns the truth about his identity.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Named Person: Tom Jones; Tom Jones
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Fielding; George Sherburn
OCLC Number: 177336
Notes: A novel.
Description: xvi, 885 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library college editions, T15.
Other Titles: Tom Jones.
History of Tom Jones
Tom Jones
Responsibility: Henry Fielding ; introduction by George Sherburn, Professor of English, Harvard University.

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Fielding's classic novel chronicles the adventures of Tom Jones, who was abandoned as an infant and grows into a lusty, imprudent young man. Promising to mend his ways, Tom competes with an abusive rival for the affections of a wealthy squire's daughter, and eventually learns the truth about his identity.

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