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Henry Fielding Series: The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great

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Jonathan Wild was perhaps the most infamous criminal of London and possibly Great Britain during the 18th century, both because of his own actions and the uses novelists, playwrights, and political satirists made of them. He invented a scheme which allowed him to run one of the most successful gangs of thieves of the era, all the while appearing to be the nation's leading policeman. He manipulated the press and the nation's fears to become the most loved public figure of the 1720s; this love turned to hatred when his villainy was exposed. After his death, he became a symbol of corruption and hypocrisy.
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ISBN
9781105532474
Published
February 15, 2012
Language
English
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ePub
File Size
281.98 KB

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