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The life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great

Author: Henry Fielding; Hugh Amory; Linda Bree
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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The real-life Jonathan Wild, gangland godfather and self-styled "Thief-taker General," controlled much of the London underworld until he was executed for his crimes in 1725. Even during his lifetime his achievements attracted attention; after his death balladeers sang of his exploits, and satirists made connections between his success and the triumph of corruption in high places.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Jonathan Wild; Henry Fielding
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Fielding; Hugh Amory; Linda Bree
ISBN: 0192804081 9780192804082
OCLC Number: 53537867
Description: xli, 304 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Jonathan Wild
Responsibility: Henry Fielding ; text edited by Hugh Amory ; introduction by Claude Rawson ; notes by Linda Bree.
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The real-life Jonathan Wild, gangland godfather and self-styled "Thief-taker General," controlled much of the London underworld until he was executed for his crimes in 1725. Even during his lifetime his achievements attracted attention; after his death balladeers sang of his exploits, and satirists made connections between his success and the triumph of corruption in high places.

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