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Tom Jones By Henry Fielding
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Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy, in Somerset in England's West Country. Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty, yet honest and... More > kind-hearted, youth. He develops affection for his neighbour's daughter, Sophia Western. On one hand, their love reflects the romantic comedy genre that was popular in 18th-century Britain. However, Tom's status as a bastard causes Sophia's father and Allworthy to oppose their love; this criticism of class friction in society acted as a biting social commentary. The inclusion of prostitution and sexual promiscuity in the plot was also original for its time, and the foundation for criticism of the book's "lowness."...< Less
Tom Jones By HENRY FIELDING
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Tom Jones "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling," described in the dedication as the "labour of some years of my life," appeared in six volumes, on February 28, 1749, a short... More > time after Fielding's appointment as justice of peace for Westminster. Though its broad humour and coarseness of expression are perhaps hard to bear in these times, it is by common consent Fielding's masterpiece, and by way of being one of the greatest novels in the language. For experience of life, observation of character, and sheer humanity, it is certainly an outstanding specimen of the English novel and manners. Like others of his books, "Tom Jones" was written during a period of great mental strain. Ever haunted by poverty, Fielding acknowledges his debt to his old schoolfellow Lyttelton, to whom he owed his "existence during the composition of the book." The story was popular from the first.< Less
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling By Henry Fielding
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Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy, in Somerset in England's West Country. Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty, yet honest and... More > kind-hearted, youth. He develops affection for his neighbour's daughter, Sophia Western. On one hand, their love reflects the romantic comedy genre that was popular in 18th-century Britain. However, Tom's status as a bastard causes Sophia's father and Allworthy to oppose their love; this criticism of class friction in society acted as a biting social commentary. The inclusion of prostitution and sexual promiscuity in the plot was also original for its time, and the foundation for criticism of the book's "lowness."< Less
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling By Henry Fielding
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Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy, in Somerset in England's West Country. Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty, yet honest and... More > kind-hearted, youth. He develops affection for his neighbour's daughter, Sophia Western. On one hand, their love reflects the romantic comedy genre that was popular in 18th-century Britain. However, Tom's status as a bastard causes Sophia's father and Allworthy to oppose their love; this criticism of class friction in society acted as a biting social commentary. The inclusion of prostitution and sexual promiscuity in the plot was also original for its time, and also acted as the foundation for criticism of the book's "lowness."< Less
Tom Kinston Jones By Henry Bennett
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Great Britain is calling men to arms, leaving such country estates to struggle and defend themselves with limited manpower as bands of thieves find the pickings easy. One night during such a raid on... More > Tomky’s estate, leaves him devastated and is driven by hatred to find those responsible for the actions taken against the estate.< Less
Quick Guide: Tom Jones By College Guide World
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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 is both a Bildungsroman and Picaresque novel.... More > First published on 28 February 1749, Tom Jones is among the earliest English prose works describable as a novel. The novel, totaling 346,747 words, is divided into 18 smaller books, each preceded by a discursive chapter, often on topics totally unrelated to the book itself.< Less
The History of Tom Jones By Henry Fielding
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Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy, in Somerset in England's West Country. Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty, yet honest and... More > kind-hearted, youth. He develops affection for his neighbour's daughter, Sophia Western. On one hand, their love reflects the romantic comedy genre that was popular in 18th-century Britain. However, Tom's status as a bastard causes Sophia's father and Allworthy to oppose their love; this criticism of class friction in society acted as a biting social commentary. The inclusion of prostitution and sexual promiscuity in the plot was also original for its time, and also acted as the foundation for criticism of the book's "lowness."< Less
Henry Fielding Series: The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling By Henry Fielding
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Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy, in Somerset in England's West Country. Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty, yet honest and... More > kind-hearted, youth. He develops affection for his neighbour's daughter, Sophia Western. On one hand, their love reflects the romantic comedy genre that was popular in 18th-century Britain. However, Tom's status as a bastard causes Sophia's father and Allworthy to oppose their love; this criticism of class friction in society acted as a biting social commentary. The inclusion of prostitution and sexual promiscuity in the plot was also original for its time, and the foundation for criticism of the book's "lowness."< Less
Felix Jones and The Dawn Of The Brethren By Julian Roderick
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Felix and the Guardians continue their battle against the Brethren for possession of ‘The Book of Words.’ Strange events lure Felix into the dangerous world of underground crime and could... More > change the way people live forever. Learning more of the mystical powers of the Book and their enemy, the gang journey back to Ancient Egypt - with a few unexpected detours along the way. Can Poppy and Tom help Felix protect the Book and stave off the sinister forces that threaten their freedom? The third Felix Jones adventure.< Less
Felix Jones and The Honour of The Keeper By Julian Roderick
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Felix Jones is The Keeper of The Book of Words. The Brethren’s search for The Book brings danger and adventure to Felix and his best friend Tom. Determined to end The Keeper’s age old... More > enemies’ quest for power, the boys travel back to the Dark Ages in search of the first Keeper, hoping he can provide the answers they seek. The Book and Merlin teach them important lessons of the responsibility Felix now has if he is to fulfil his role as The Keeper.< Less