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Fielding, Henry 1707-1754

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Works: 2,940 works in 15,289 publications in 29 languages and 218,542 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Domestic fiction  Diaries  Biography  Satire  Parodies, imitations, etc  Picaresque literature  Bildungsromans 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Dedicatee, Creator, Speaker, Adapter, Librettist, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Honoree
Classifications: PR3454, 823.5
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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )
1,589 editions published between 1749 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 15,443 libraries worldwide
Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding( Book )
1,151 editions published between 1742 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 7,865 libraries worldwide
"Joseph, a footman in eighteenth-century England, must protect his virtue from the advances of several women, including Lady Booby, and Betty, a chambermaid." *** "With 'Shamala, ' published in 1741, Fielding set about exposing by brilliant parody the more vulnerable aspects of Samuel Richardson's phenomenally successful 'Pamela.' In the following year he offered, quite deliberately, his own alternative conception of art and purpose of the novel: 'Joseph Andrews' achieved immediate popularity. The story of Joseph's dogged determination, against all odds, cling to his virtue is almost incidental in one of the richest, sanest, funniest and most attractive novels in the language. Drawn, as Fielding says, in imitation of Cervantes, its Don Quixote is the unforgettable Parson Adams -- the unique embodiement of a vigorous, innocent and rational enjoyment of life and the first great comic character in fiction."
Amelia by Henry Fielding( Book )
478 editions published between 1751 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,426 libraries worldwide
With its combination of satire and sentiment, its focus on the seedy side of London life, and its unexpected shifts in tone, Amelia has intrigued and disturbed readers since its first publication. Eagerly awaited by Henry Fielding's eighteenth-century readers of Tom Jones, the novel perplexed many of them. Amelia counters the traditional courtship plot of eighteenth-century novels with its convincing portrayal of a marriage between an errant husband and his wife, and is ahead of its time in its depiction of the alienation of modern city life
Joseph Andrews and Shamela by Henry Fielding( Book )
68 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,878 libraries worldwide
Contains two novels by Henry Fielding, including "Joseph Andrews," the story of a footman in eighteenth-century English who must protect his virtue from the advances of several women; and "Shamela," a parody of Samuel Richardson's novel of a servant girl whose virtuous behavior is rewarded with marriage
The history of the adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr. Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding( Book )
165 editions published between 1743 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,801 libraries worldwide
Klassisk roman om en tjeners og en præsts oplevelser under en fodrejse fra London til Somersetshire
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding( Book )
268 editions published between 1738 and 2012 in 16 languages and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
For Coleridge the plot of Tom Jones was, along with that of Oedipus The King, the most perfect ever constructed. Fielding used all his art and all the craft he had amassed as a successful playwright for the eighteenth-century London stage to tell this hugely entertaining story of a foundling and how he arrives, through sexual misadventures and elaborate disasters, to claim his legitimacy, his fortune, and his true love. Describes the foundling, Tom, who grows to be athletic, charismatic, generous, and filled with "the glorious lust of doing good" but with a tendency toward dissolution. He leaves home to seek his fortune and his real identity
The history of Tom Jones by Henry Fielding( Book )
268 editions published between 1780 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
Henry Fielding's Tom Jones is both one of the great comic masterpieces of English literature and a major force in the development of the novel form. By 1749, the year Tom Jones appeared, the novel was only beginning to be recognized as a potentially literary form. Samuel Richardson's novel Clarissa had appeared only the year before, and for the most part in intellectual circles prose fiction was not considered a worthy pursuit. Despite the publication by Jonathan Swift, a member of the literary elite surrounding Alexander Pope, Joseph Addison and Richard Steele, of Gulliver's Travels in 1726, the sanctioned genres of the first half of the eighteenth century were verse and drama. The novels of Daniel Defoe, seen by many as purely adventure tales, were not regarded as worthy of serious consideration. They were, however, instrumental in the development of a suitable reading public, without which Fielding probably would not have attempted any form of sustained prose fiction
The works of Henry Fielding, esq. Ed., with a biographical essay by Henry Fielding( Book )
218 editions published between 1762 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,378 libraries worldwide
This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. TABLE OF CONTENTS:Amelia 1751The Author's Farce play, 1730The Covent Garden Tragedy play, 1732An Essay on ConversationFamiliar LetterHistory of Tom Jones, a foundling 1749The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his Friend
Miscellanies by Henry Fielding, esq. by Henry Fielding( Book )
95 editions published between 1743 and 1997 in English and Irish and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
The author's farce (original version) by Henry Fielding( Book )
90 editions published between 1730 and 2010 in English and Irish and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
The tragedy of tragedies; or, The life and death of Tom Thumb the Great by Henry Fielding( Book )
210 editions published between 1730 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
An apology for the life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews by Henry Fielding( Book )
82 editions published between 1741 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 libraries worldwide
Parodi på Samuel Richardson's roman: Pamela (1740)
The historical register for the year 1736; and, Eurydice hissed by Henry Fielding( Book )
94 editions published between 1737 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 891 libraries worldwide
The miser a comedy by Henry Fielding( Book )
276 editions published between 1733 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 747 libraries worldwide
The journal of a voyage to Lisbon by Henry Fielding( Book )
125 editions published between 1755 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 717 libraries worldwide
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display
A journey from this world to the next by Henry Fielding( Book )
144 editions published between 1743 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
A powerful yet playful narrative, in which Fielding anatomizes contemporary follies with his customary vigor. Using the form of a journey through the underworld, he satirizes all claims to historical and political greatness
The intriguing chambermaid a comedy of two acts by Henry Fielding( Book )
133 editions published between 1734 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
The lottery a farce : with the musick prefix'd to each song by Henry Fielding( Book )
123 editions published between 1659 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 libraries worldwide
An old man taught wisdom, or, The virgin unmask'd a farce : with the musick prefix'd to each song by Henry Fielding( Book )
101 editions published between 1735 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 libraries worldwide
 
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Drawcansir, Alexander.
Drawcansir Alexander 1707-1754
Drawcansir, Alexander 1707-1754 Sir
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Fielding, Enrique.
Fielding, Enrique 1707-1754
Fielding, H. 1707-1754
Fielding, H. (Henry), 1707-1754.
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Fielding, Heinrich 1707-1754
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Fielding, Henryk.
Filʹding, Genri
Filʹding, Genri 1707-1754
Filding, Henri
Filding, Henri 1707-1754
Fīldings, Henrijs 1707-1754
Gualterus, Petrus.
Gualterus, Petrus 1707-1754
Gulliver, Lemuel.
Gulliver, Lemuel 1707-1754
Henris Fildingas
Henry Fielding
Henry Fielding Brits schrijver
Henry Fielding englischer Romanautor, Satiriker, Dramatiker, Journalist und Jurist
Henry Fielding English novelist and dramatist
Henry Fielding novelista y dramaturgo inglés
Henry Fielding pisarz angielski
Henry Fielding romancier, dramaturge, poète et journaliste anglais
Henry Fielding scrittore, drammaturgo e giornalista inglese
Keyber, Conny.
Keyber, Conny 1707-1754
Petrus Gualterus
Petrus Gualterus 1707-1754
Scriblerus Secundus.
Scriblerus Secundus 1707-1754
Scriblerus Secundus, H.
Scriblerus Secundus H. 1707-1754
Secundus, H. Scriblerus
Secundus H. Scriblerus 1707-1754
Trottplaid, John.
Trottplaid, John 1707-1754
Vinegar, Hercules.
Vinegar, Hercules 1707-1754
Vinegor, Hercules 1707-1754
Χένρυ Φήλντινγκ
Генри Филдинг английский писатель и драматург
Генры Філдынг
Генрі Філдінг
Гэнры Філдынг
Филдинг, Генри 1707-1754
Фильдинг, Генри 1707-1754
Хенри Филдинг
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הנרי פילדינג
פילדינג, הנרי
פילדינג, הנרי 1707־1754
فيلدنغ، هنري، 1707-1754
هنري فيلدنج، 1707-1754
هنری فیلدینگ
हेन्री फील्डिंग
ਹੈਨਰੀ ਫ਼ੀਲਡਿੰਗ
ჰენრი ფილდინგი
헨리 필딩
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ヘンリー・フィールディング
亨利·菲尔丁
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