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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
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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
Using Dining Culture to Promote an English National Idenity in Henry Fielding's The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling By A.M. Perez
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This is the final product of a Masters of Literature thesis for the University of Colorado.
Circus World: Photographers Under the Big Top By Julie Nielsen, Jessie Eisner-Kleyle, Tom Jones
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Catalog of Photographs by the University of Wisconsin-Madison photographers of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin.
Bildungsroman Anthology: Bronte - Jane Eyre, Crane - Red Badge of Courage, Dickens - David Copperfield, Fielding - History of Tom Jones, Fitzgerald - This Side of Paradise, Goethe - Sorrows of Young Werther, Joyce - Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man By Various Authors
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A Bildungsroman tells about the growing up or coming of age of a sensitive person who is looking for answers and experience. The genre evolved from folklore tales of a dunce or youngest son going out... More > in the world to seek his fortune. Usually in the beginning of the story there is an emotional loss which makes the protagonist leave on his journey. In aBildungsroman, the goal is maturity, and the protagonist achieves it gradually and with difficulty. The genre often features a main conflict between the main character and society. In this anthology you can read 10 amazing representatives of the genre: Charlotte Brontë Charlotte - Jane Eyre, Stephen Crane - The Red Badge of Courage, Charles Dickens - David Copperfield, Henry Fielding - History of Tom Jones, F. Scott Fitzgerald - This Side of Paradise, J. W. Goethe - The Sorrows of Young Werther, James Joyce - A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, Jack London - Martin Eden, Voltaire – Candide and D. H. Lawrence – Sons and Lovers.< Less
Triple Detective #3 (Summer 1956) By Tom Johnson, Robert Wallace, G. Wayman Jones
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Back again for another issue! Thrill to the all-new adventures of The Black Bat, The Phantom Detective and The Masked Avenger! Written by G. Wayman Jones, Robert Wallace, and Tom Johnson.
Permission to Work By tom burtonwood
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Permission To Work brings together seven artists and invites them to create an exhibition in the style of Schwitters Merzbau or a Kunsthalle. This exhibition presents a variety of positions /... More > outcomes / projects juxtaposing performance pieces, site specific installations and interventions to create a gesamtkunstwerk or total work of art. By seeking “permission to work” we have granted artistic license to play with the fabric of our home and produce art that re-contextualizes the living area as exhibition space.< Less
Permission to Work By tom burtonwood
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Permission To Work brings together seven artists and invites them to create an exhibition in the style of Schwitters Merzbau or a Kunsthalle. This exhibition presents a variety of positions /... More > outcomes / projects juxtaposing performance pieces, site specific installations and interventions to create a gesamtkunstwerk or total work of art. By seeking “permission to work” we have granted artistic license to play with the fabric of our home and produce art that re-contextualizes the living area as exhibition space.< Less