Jonathan Wild

The Life and Death of Jonathan Wild, the Great – novel, 1743, ironic treatment of Jonathan Wild, the most notorious underworld figure of the time.

Jonathan Wild

The book tells satiric biographical story of an early 18th century underworld boss Jonathan Wild, from his birth in 1682 until his execution in 1725. Fielding's biography of...

Tom Jones

Tom Jones, a foundling, is brought up by the kindly Mr Allworthy as if he were his own son. Forced to leave the house as a young man after tales of his disgraceful behaviour...

Joseph Andrews

Joseph Andrews, or The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and of his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams, was the first published full-length novel of the English author and...

Tom Jones

"The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling", often known simply as "Tom Jones", is a comic novel by the English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding. The novel...

Joseph Andrews

In one of the first novels in the English language, we follow the picaresque adventures of Joseph Andrews, a virtuous young man who is keen to maintain his innocence, despite...

Tom Jones

Tom Jones is generally regarded as Fielding's greatest book and as a very influential English novel.The main theme of this comic novel is the contrast between Tom Jones's good...

Amelia

Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour andsatirical prowess, and as the author of the novel...

A Voyage To Lisbon

Lisbon was presently fixed on in its room. The air here, as it was near four degrees to the south of Aix, must be more mild and warm, and the winter shorter and less piercing. It...

Shamela

Shamela is a bawdy, spirited and hilarious response to Samuel Richardson’s hugely popular 1740 novel, Pamela.In this pointed satire, Shamela (which transpires to be the real...

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