Joseph Andrews with Shamela and Related Writings

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"Backgrounds" contains generous extracts from works that Fielding satirized--Pamela and Conyer Middleton's Dedication to the Life of Cicero --and emulated--Gil Blas and selections from Don Quixote , the Roman Comique , and Le Paysan Parvenu . The section concludes with a general explanation of the political and religious contexts in which Joseph Andrews was written. "Criticism" offers a broad range of responses to the novel. Contemporary assessments include selected letters of Thomas Gray, William Shenstone, Samuel ...

Joseph Andrews with Shamela and Related Writings 1987, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

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