• tom jones
    reading of Fielding. London holds that “in Tom Jones . . . it is the female characters who embody the choices offered to the protagonist and who thus determine not only the course of the novel’s action but also the form of Henry Fielding’s Representation of Women Wang 13 its ending” (328). She...
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  • Bridget
    "stinging indictment of feminism", accords to Fielding credit for having constructed a satire of feminism; rather, all three assume a basic anti-feminism in the novels. Thus Bridget Jones is contextualized in American popular culture.   Alison Case's cogent analysis of the narrative structure...
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  • Tom Jones
    dramatist and novelist, Fielding appears to have been an exemplary magistrate. He was honest, and wrote several influential tracts that reveal his deep interest in alleviating the widespread problems of poverty and crime in England. As evidenced by Tom Jones, Fielding was also extremely interested in...
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  • Tom Jones Comic Epic
    that he neither hides facts nor knits surprising situations. He overawes a reader by virtue of certain classical heaviness and we are made to applaud hero or the heroine for their sacrifice or some extraordinary performances. Fielding does not attempt ‘Tom Jones’ in the pure style of an epic. He makes...
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  • Tom Jones
    therein. (II, 1) Although these claims to originality are largely justified, Tom Jones contains many conventional narrative elements as well which Fielding had already made use of in Joseph Andrews (1742), including an ostensibly picaresque form, inserted narrative and the discovery of true...
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  • Tom Jones and Joseph Andrews
    guide to the young pair. (Cliffnotes) 2.2 STRUCTURE / STYLE Henry Fielding was known for his style of writing. In “Tom Jones” and “Joseph Andrews”, he represents the virtues, and he uses the satire. According to the structure, “Joseph Andrews” has a lot of picaresque: the action takes place on the...
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  • Tom Jones
    known as simply Tom Jones seems to be a comic novel written by the the novelist Henry Fielding. It was published in 1749 and by then, the novel was starting to be recognised as a literary form. The novel is devided in 18 smaller books, each with a narrative pattern. At that time this style was not...
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  • The Rise of the Novels in the Eighteenth Century
    . Joseph Andrews was followed by Tom Jones (1749) and Amelia (1751). We may add to the list of his fictional works Jonathan Wild the Great (1743), a cynically ironical novel which, as Legouis says, must have been written "after a fit of gloom.” Fielding's novels are characterised by a fresh and...
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  • Moral Teaching in Fielding's Tom Jones
    reality and thus unconsciously feel that they are with the characters of the novel they are reading. In Tom Jones, Fielding, in order to give the reader a moral lesson, frequently steps aside from his narrative and comments on his characters and their actions. By using such words as “I” and “my reader” in...
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  • Henry Fielding
    character and later modeled the heroine of Tom Jones, Sophia Western, on his first wife. In 1736, his first daughter was born; at about this time Fielding became a managing partner of the Little Theatre in Haymarket. From March to May of 1736 he also enjoyed a huge success with his political satire...
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  • Ptide and Prejudice
    called for a writing style in the artistic tradition of the "comic epic poem in prose" exemplified by Don Quixote. The novel also introduces the omniscient narrator, benign but satirical, which Fielding was to use to such effect in Tom Jones. Miscellanies:1743 The favourable reception of Joseph...
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  • How Job
    Rice University The Hungry Author and Narrative Performance in Tom Jones Author(s): Timothy D. O'Brien Reviewed work(s): Source: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, Vol. 25, No. 3, Restoration and Eighteenth Century (Summer, 1985), pp. 615-632 Published by: Rice University Stable URL: http...
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  • The Origin
    Richardson. He was very careful to locate all events in his narrative in an unprecendentedly detailed time-scheme: the superscription of each letter gives us the day of the week, and often the time of the day. Fielding introduced an interesting innovation, the use of an almanac in Tom Jones. With slight...
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  • Tom Jones the Movie
    Tom Jones - Fielding and the view of John Osborne and Tony Richardson Balázs Horváth Ferenc Takács doc. AFN-214/a 10 Dec 2003 Balázs Horváth Ferenc Takács doc. AFN-214/a 10 Dec 2003 Tom Jones Fielding and the view of John Osborne and Tony Richardson "I know he's...
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  • novel
    , printing innovations, and other factors helped prepare the soil for the new genre to grow (12). Over the next century, English readers saw the publication of many other long fictional narratives, including Richardson’s own Clarissa (1748), Henry Fielding’s Joseph Andrews (1742) and Tom Jones (1749...
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  • From Among the Plays You Have Read Choose Any One That You Have Liked Giving Gor Your Choice
    . Novelists showed interest in the newly emerged complex middle-class characters who were struggling with their morality and social issues. Tom Jones, a foundling was written by Henry Fielding during this time and focused on the social structure that prevailed in England during that time. The first...
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  • english
    said that it is not Richardson who is the "father of the English novel; it is in fact, Fielding. As for Richardson, he is only the "mother" of the English novel! It is to the credit of 'Fielding that unlike Richardson and most of his own successors, at least in /Tom Jones /(if not the other novels...
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  • Themes in Tom Jones
    Narratives Shamela Joseph Andrews Jonathan Wild Tom Jones Amelia Essays and Misc. The Covent-Garden Journal Categories: 1749 novels Novels by Henry Fielding Picaresque novels English novels Novels set in Somerset Create...
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  • A brief history
    Andrews) and Tom Jones. After Fielding, the novel is dominated by the two great figures of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and Jane Austen (1775-1817), who typify, respectively, the new regional, historical romanticism and the established, urbane classical views. Novels depicting extreme behaviour...
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  • Autobiography, Memoir, Spiritual Autobiography
    Swift (1667-1745): A Modest Proposal Gulliver's Travels Lady´s Dressing room Strephon and Chloe Cassinus and Peter Jonathan Swift 3. The Age of Sensibility. Samuel Johnson , and Henry Fielding Henry Fielding (1707-1754) Tom Jones. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784): A...
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