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Twentieth century interpretations of Tom Jones

a collection of critical essays

by Martin C. Battestin

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754,
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature,
  • Foundlings in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Martin C. Battestin.
    SeriesTwentieth century interpretations, A Spectrum book.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3454.H7 B3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 119 p.
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5615420M
    LC Control Number68023696

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Tom, a foundling, is discovered one evening by the benevolent Squire Allworthy and his sister Bridget and brought up as a son in their household; when his sexual escapades and general misbehavior lead them to banish him, he sets out in search of both his fortune and his true identity.

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The first third of the novel is set in the Paradise Hall of Squire Allworthy in Somersetshire. Tom Jones is a foundling, which means that he's not related by blood to any of the people who raise him (or so he thinks).But Tom definitely has a family: he admires Squire Allworthy a whole heck of a lot, he fights with Mr.

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(a) Tom Jonesis a story of greed, hypocrisy, and deceit. (b) Tom Jonesis a story of love and adventure. It will be useful for your students to know the following new words. They are practised in the Before You Read sections of exercises at the back of the book. Chapters bastard (n) someone whose parents were not married when they were bornFile Size: 61KB.

Henry Fielding, author of "Tom Jones," uses it in one of his plays in “This is a bloody positive old fellow.” And Maria Edgeworth has her hero exclaim of another man, “Sir Philip Author: Melissa Mohr.

Tom Jones is considered one of the first prose works describable as a novel. The novel is divided into 18 smaller books. Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy.

Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty, yet honest and kind-hearted, youth. That was enough to get all copies of the novel destroyed following its U.S. obscenity trial, but the novel has been rediscovered in recent decades.

In addition to being a literary classic in its own right, it is a rare time capsule of frank early 20th century attitudes towards Author: Tom Head. Tom Jones. Tom Jones the novel is a panoramic commentary on England in and it is also the story of Tom Jones and Sophia Western.

Tom and Sophia are rebels revolting against the respectably accepted domestic standards of eighteenth century society. By such standards Sophia should obey her father and Tom should be what Blifil thinks him, an. Mr. Jones, who died indrew from his own Army experiences on Oahu for the novel, which won the National Book Award and is frequently cited as one of the best American novels of the 20th century.

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