The Real History of Tom Jones
The Real History of Tom Jones revivifies historical materials from which Henry Fielding constructed the greatest comic novel of the eighteenth-century. This study recovers and explores the contexts necessary to understand Fielding's subtle art, such as the bloody conflict for the throne between Stuarts and Hanoverians, a contradictory class system, game laws that both prot...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published May 15th 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 2005)
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