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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling

Author: Henry Fielding; Fredson Bowers
Publisher: Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press ; Scranton, Pa. : Distributed by Harper & Row, [1983], ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A novel in which a wealthy widower's humdrum existence is shattered when he discovers a baby boy abandoned in his bed, whom he adopts and names Tom Jones, a decision he may later come to regret.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Fielding; Fredson Bowers
ISBN: 0819560480 9780819560483
OCLC Number: 4027435
Description: xxx, 990 pages, [1] leaf of plates : map ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: History of Tom Jones
Responsibility: Henry Fielding ; with an introduction and commentary by Martin C. Battestin ; the text edited by Fredson Bowers.
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Brave men lived before Agamemnon; and there were editions of Fielding, of a sort, before Wesleyan series began. But every previous collection is now totally supplanted . . . <i> Read more...

 
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