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The history of Tom Jones

Henry Fielding

The history of Tom Jones

a foundling

by Henry Fielding

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Published by The Modern library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction,
    • Foundlings -- Fiction,
    • Young men -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTom Jones.
      Statementby Henry Fielding.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesHalf-title: The modern library of the world"s best books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.F46 H 30, PR3454.H5 H 30
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 861 p.
      Number of Pages861
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6764253M
      LC Control Number31026756
      OCLC/WorldCa2354490

      What other book might you compare The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling to, and why? I am not sure which book I would compare Tom Jones to, but for the humour without the sauce I would say something like Emma by Jane Austen would stand up to comparison with Tom Jones. Free Online Library: Fielding, Henry - The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding Book XII - Chapter IV - best known authors and titles are available on the Free Online Library.

      Tom Jones Timeline and Summary. BACK; NEXT ; Wealthy widower Squire Allworthy finds an unknown baby boy in his bed and decides to raise him. Squire Allworthy names the child "Thomas" after himself, and "Jones" after the baby's supposed mother, a servant girl named Jenny Jones. About The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. A foundling of mysterious parentage brought up by Mr. Allworthy on his country estate, Tom Jones is deeply in love with the seemingly unattainable Sophia Western, the beautiful daughter of the neighboring squire—though he sometimes succumbs to the charms of the local girls.

      Get this from a library! The history of Tom Jones. [Henry Fielding; R P C Mutter] -- Squire Allworthy suspects that the infant whom he adopts and names Tom Jones is the illegitimate child of his servant Jenny Jones. When Tom is a young man, he falls in love with Sophia Western, his.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 17 by Henry Fielding; History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Fielding, Henry, Title: History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English.


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— Containing Three Days. Chapter i. A comparison between the world and the stage. The world hath been often compared to the theatre; and many grave writers, as well as the poets, have considered human life as a great drama, resembling, in almost every particular, those scenical representations which Thespis is first reported to have invented, and which have been since received.

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Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The foundling Tom Jones is found on the property of a benevolent, wealthy landowner. Tom grows up to be a vigorous, kind-hearted young man, whose love of his neighbor's well-born daughter brings class friction to the fore.

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The novel is. Sophie stops fighting her feelings for Tom and Tom realizes that he has some for her. There’s a whole lot of words involved in progressing things just a hair—but the best parts of this book isn’t so much about the story, but about the way that Fielding is telling it.

As such, there’s a whole lot to enjoy in this part of the journey.Tom Jones, like its predecessor, Joseph Andrews, is constructed around a romance plot. Squire Allworthy suspects that the infant whom he adopts and names Tom Jones is the illegitimate child of his servant Jenny Jones.

When Tom is a young man, he falls in love with Sophia Western, his beautiful and virtuous the end his true identity is revealed and he wins Sophia’s hand, but.