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The Resource The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Henry Fielding ; edited with explanatory notes by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely with an introduction by Thomas Keymer

The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Henry Fielding ; edited with explanatory notes by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely with an introduction by Thomas Keymer

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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling
Title
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling
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Henry Fielding ; edited with explanatory notes by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely with an introduction by Thomas Keymer
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eng
Summary
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. When Tom is banished to make his own fortune and Sophia follows him to London to escape an arranged marriage, the adventure begins. A vivid Hogarthian panorama of eighteenth-century life, spiced with danger and intrigue, bawdy exuberance and good-natured authorial interjections, "Tom Jones" is one of the greatest and most ambitious comic novels in English literature
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no index present
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fiction
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Penguin classics
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adult
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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Henry Fielding ; edited with explanatory notes by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely with an introduction by Thomas Keymer
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Previous ed.: 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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ocm57527834
Dimensions
20 x 13 cm.
Extent
xlvii, 975 pages
Isbn
9780140436228
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(pbk.)
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rdamedia
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Label
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Henry Fielding ; edited with explanatory notes by Thomas Keymer and Alice Wakely with an introduction by Thomas Keymer
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 1997
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm57527834
Dimensions
20 x 13 cm.
Extent
xlvii, 975 pages
Isbn
9780140436228
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780140436228
Other physical details
map

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