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Joseph Andrews (1742)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140431144, Mass Market Paperback)Henry Fielding's comic novel "Joseph Andrews" was originally published in 1742 in two volumes. A takeoff on Samuel Richardson's "Pamela," it follows Pamela's brother Joseph in the model of the Tory satirists of the previous generation. Although begun as a parody, it became an accomplished novel and marks the beginning of Fielding's career as a serious novelist.
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Contains two novels by Henry Fielding, including "Joseph Andrews," the story of a footman in eighteenth-century English who must protect his virtue from the advances of several women; and "Shamela," a parody of Samuel Richardson's novel of a servant girl whose virtuous behavior is rewarded with marriage.
An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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