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|Named Person:||Henry Fielding; Henry Fielding; Henry Fielding|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Henry Fielding; Sheridan Warner Baker
|Description:||viii, 804 pages ; 24 cm.|
The text of Tom Jones. Textual appendix ; Map of Tom's route to London --
Contemporary reactions. [A very amazing entertainment] / Captain Lewis Thomas ; [A double merit] / Astraea and Minerva Hill ; [A very bad tendency] / Samuel Richardson ; An examen of The history of Tom Jones, a foundling / "Orbilius" ; [Review of Pierre Antoine de la Place, Histoire de Tom Jones, ou L' enfant trouvé] / Anonymous ; An essay on the new species of writing founded by Mr. Fielding / Anonymous ; [Remarks on Fielding] / Samuel Johnson --
Criticism. Notes on Tom Jones [and] [A master of composition] / Samuel Taylor Coleridge ; Tom Jones, a favorite of the ladies / William Forsyth ; Tom Jones / Kenneth Rexroth ; The plot of Tom Jones / R.S. Crane ; Plot as irony: the reader's role in Tom Jones / John Preston ; Tom Jones / William Empson ; "Fielding" in Tom Jones / Wayne C. Booth ; Fielding's definition of wisdom: some functions of ambiguity and emblem in Tom Jones / Martin C. Battestin ; Ingratitude in Tom Jones / Maaja A. Stewart ; O attic shape! The cornering of square / Eleanor N. Hutchens ; The moral function of Thwackum, Square, and Allworthy / Sean Shesgreen ; Bridget Allworthy: the creative pressures of Fielding's plot / Sheridan Baker ; Art and artifice in Tom Jones / Frederick W. Hilles ; Henry Fielding: a chronology.
|Series Title:||Norton critical edition.|
|Other Titles:||History of Tom Jones|
|Responsibility:||edited by Sheridan Baker.|
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Modern novel from the Eighteenth Century, ELC review
I was very surprised when I finally got around to reading Tom Jones: it is a very amusing and enjoyable novel, not at all a Mark Twain classic (which is a novel you enjoy saying you have read more than you enjoy actually reading). I read it one brief chapter at a time each night during a phase...
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- Fielding, Henry, -- 1707-1754. -- History of Tom Jones.
- Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.
- Foundlings -- Fiction.
- Young men -- Fiction.
- England -- Fiction.
- England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Fiction.
- History of Tom Jones (Fielding, Henry)
- Identity (Psychology)
- Manners and customs.
- Young men.
- Fielding, Henry. -- History of Tom Jones, a foundling.
- English fiction.