The works of Henry Fielding, Esq; with the life of the author. In twelve volumes. A new edition. To which is now first added, The fathers; or, the good-natured man. Volume 8 of 12 by Henry Fielding

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.
Western literary study flows out of eighteenth-century works by Alexander Pope, Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Frances Burney, Denis Diderot, Johann Gottfried Herder, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and others. Experience the birth of the modern novel, or compare the development of language using dictionaries and grammar discourses.
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Vols. 2-12 list an additional bookseller in the imprint (J. Nichols). The plates are dated: Novr. 1st. 1783, published by T. Cadell. The titlepages to vols. 7-10 omit the words: 'A new .. man'. Dedication signed: And. Millar. 'An essay on the life and

London : printed for W. Strahan, J. Rivington and Sons, S. Crowder, T. Longman, J. Robson [and 17 others in London], 1783. 12v.,plates : port. ; 12°

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Henry Fielding (1707-1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess. His writings reflect his ongoing preoccupation with fraud, sham, and masks. Tom Jones is considered to be his greatest work.
Published May 27, 2010 by Gale ECCO, Print Editions. 416 pages
Genres: Education & Reference.

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