Joseph Andrews ; with Shamela ; and Related Writings

Authoritative Texts, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism

Author: Henry Fielding

Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780393955552

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

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This Norton Critical Edition reprints the authoritative Wesleyan text of Joseph Andrews, edited by Martin Battestin.

The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and of His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams

And, An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews

Author: Henry Fielding,Douglas Brooks-Davies,Tom Keymer

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192833433

Category: Fiction

Page: 410

View: 5051

'I beg as soon as you get Fielding's Joseph Andrews, I fear in Ridicule of your Pamela and of Virtue in the Notion of Don Quixote's Manner, you would send it to me by the very first Coach.' (George Cheyne in a letter to Samuel Richardson, February 1742) Both Joseph Andrews (1742) and Shamela (1741) were prompted by the success of Richardson's Pamela (1740), of which Shamela is a splendidly bawdy parody. But in Shamela Fielding also demonstrates his concern for the corruption of contemporary society, politics, religion, morality, and taste. Thesame themes - together with a presentation of love as charity, as friendship, and in its sexual taste - are present in Joseph Andrews, Fielding's first novel. It is a work of considerable literary sophistication and satirical verve, but its appeal lies also in its spirit of comic affirmation,epitomized in the celebrated character of Parson Adams. This revised and expanded edition follows the text of Joseph Andrews established by Martin C. Battestin for the definitive Wesleyan Edition of Fielding's works. The text of Shamela is based on the first edition, and two substantial appendices reprint the preliminary matter from Conyers Middleton'sLife of Cicero and the second edition of Richardson's Pamela (both closely parodied in Shamela). A new introduction by Thomas Keymer situates Fielding's works in their critical and historical contexts.

Der schöne Mann

Zur Ästhetik eines unmöglichen Körpers

Author: Wilhelm Trapp

Publisher: Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783503061679

Category: Body, Human (Philosophy)

Page: 198

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Joseph Andrews & Shamela

Author: Henry Fielding

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141920106

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 2702

SHAMELA is a brilliant parody of Samuel Richardson's PAMELA, in which a virtuous servant girl long resists her master's advances and is eventually 'rewarded' with marriage. Fielding's far more spirited and sexually honest heroine, by contrast, merely uses coyness and mock modesty as techniques to catch a rich husband. JOSEPH ANDREWS, Fielding's first full-length novel, can also be seen as a response to Richardson, as the lascivious Lady Booby sets out to seduce her comically chaste servant Joseph, (himself in love with the much-put-upon Fanny Goodwill). As in Tom Jones, Fielding takes a huge cast of characters out on the road and exposes them to many colourful and often hilarious adventures.


Author: Henry Fielding

Publisher: neobooks

ISBN: 3742708562

Category: Fiction

Page: 66

View: 9979

Der hier vorgelegte Text ist nicht nur die erste deutsche Übersetzung, die jemals von Henry Fieldings Kurzroman „An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews“, kurz „Shamela“ genannt, angefertigt wurde, sondern die erste Übersetzung in eine Fremdsprache überhaupt. Das Buch erschien im April 1741 als eine satirische Attacke auf Samuel Richardsons Briefroman „Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded“, der seit seiner ersten Veröffentlichung im November 1740 in England eine Furore machte, wie sie in der Literaturgeschiche wohl einmalig ist, und auch auf dem Festland hohe Wellen schlug.

Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Henry Fielding

Author: Jennifer Preston Wilson,Elizabeth Kraft

Publisher: Modern Language Association

ISBN: 160329225X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 6530

The works of Henry Fielding, though written nearly three hundred years ago, retain their sense of comedy and innovation in the face of tradition, and they easily engage the twenty-first-century student with many aspects of eighteenth-century life: travel, inns, masquerades, political and religious factions, the '45, prisons and the legal system, gender ideals and realities, social class. Part 1 of this volume, "Materials," discusses the available editions of Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones, Shamela, Jonathan Wild, and Amelia; suggests useful critical and contextual works for teaching them; and recommends helpful audiovisual and electronic resources. The essays of part 2, "Approaches," demonstrate that many of the methods and models used for one novel--the romance tradition, Fielding's legal and journalistic writing, his techniques as a playwright, the ideas of Machiavelli--can be adapted to others.

Joseph Andrews

Author: Henry Fielding

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 9781551112206

Category: Fiction

Page: 530

View: 1502

Joseph Andrews, first published in 1742, is in part a parody of Samuel Richardson's Pamela. But whereas Richardson's novel is marked by the virtues of female chastity and the triumph of steadfast morality, Fielding's Joseph Andrews is peopled with lascivious women, thieves, hypocrites, and general fools. As we follow the characters in their travels, what unfolds is a lively panoramic satire of mid-Georgian England.

Joseph Andrews and Shamela

Author: Henry Fielding

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192815507

Category: Clergy

Page: 391

View: 3452

With both books by Henry Fielding prompted by the success of Richardson's "Pamela", Fielding demonstrates his concern for the corruption of contemporary morality, religion, politics and literature in "Shamela". The same themes, together with a presentation of love as charity, as friendship, and with a sexual sense, are present in "Joseph Andrews".

Probleme der Dichtung

Studien zur deutschen Literaturgeschichte

Author: Harald Kämmerer

Publisher: Universitatsverlag C. Winter


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 353

View: 7977


Ethik medialer Repräsentation im britischen und US-amerikanischen Roman, 1741-2000

Author: Antje Kley

Publisher: Universitaetsverlag Winter


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 522

View: 6821

Im Rahmen aufeinander folgender Modernisierungsschube und der damit verbundenen Erfahrung der transzendentalen Obdachlosigkeit, die ethische Fragen zum Gegenstand offentlicher Verstandigung macht, tragt die Reprasentation von Welt im Roman zur Konstitution und Kritik der fur einen modernen Ethikdiskurs zentralen Basiskonzepte individueller Autonomie und Verantwortung bei. Ausgehend von dieser These zeigt die transatlantisch angelegte Studie, die auf Medienkulturgeschichte und den "ethical turn" rekurriert, dass der Praxis des Erzahlens im modernen britischen und amerikanischen Roman immer wieder neu die ethische Funktion zuwachst, LeserInnen mit medial bedingten und zunehmend kontingenten Wahrnehmungs- und Evaluierungstechniken zu konfrontieren und vertraut zu machen. Dies geschieht, wie exemplarische Analysen ausgewahlter Texte von Richardson, Brown, Hawthorne, Eliot, Thorpe und Powers dokumentieren, in inhaltlichen und formalen Medienreflexionen, die seit der Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts auf die Drucktechnologie, seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts auf die Technisierung des visuellen Weltbezugs und seit dem spaten 20. Jahrhundert auf die digitale Integration der Medien bezogen sind.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Systemreferenz, Funktion, literarischer Wert in seinem Erzählwerk

Author: Walter Göbel

Publisher: N.A


Category: Historical fiction, English

Page: 342

View: 1868


British Writers

Retrospective supplement I

Author: Jay Parini

Publisher: Charles Scribners Sons/Reference


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 475

View: 7724

This supplement reflects the newest scholarship on some of the most important figures featured in the original "British Writers" set. Twenty brand new articles, all written by scholars, provide a fresh look at writers such as Chaucer, William Blake, Charles Dickens, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Joseph Conrad and many others.

Contributions to The Champion and Related Writings

Author: Henry Fielding,W. B. Coley

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198185109

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 687

View: 9797

This volume completes the edition's coverage of Henry Fielding's journalism, which occupied a far greater part of his time than has been traditionally acknowledged. His contributions to The Champion are not only among his most energetic and intriguing works in the genre; they also have a dense political background, of interest to historians studying the interface between journalism and politicians of the time, as well as the role of newspaper publishers. Walpole figures hugely, and the extent to which Fielding hints at the minister's life and activities is remarkable. Much of the volume's material has never been reprinted before. Explanatory annotations are full, as the characteristically allusive and topical nature of Fielding's writing requires. Appendices provide an analytical textual apparatus, and the editorial introductions emphasize matters such as genesis and composition, circumstances of publication, in addition to immediate biographical, literary, and historical backgrounds.


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Academic libraries

Page: N.A

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