By Jennifer Preston Wilson,Elizabeth Kraft
The works of Henry Fielding, even though written approximately 300 years in the past, keep their feel of comedy and innovation within the face of culture, they usually simply have interaction the twenty-first-century pupil with many points of eighteenth-century existence: shuttle, hotels, masquerades, political and non secular factions, the '45, prisons and the criminal approach, gender beliefs and realities, social class.
Part 1 of this quantity, "Materials," discusses the to be had versions of Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones, Shamela, Jonathan Wild, and Amelia; indicates important serious and contextual works for educating them; and recommends important audiovisual and digital assets. The essays of half 2, "Approaches," reveal that a few of the tools and versions used for one novel--the romance culture, Fielding's criminal and journalistic writing, his strategies as a playwright, the information of Machiavelli--can be tailored to others.
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Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Henry Fielding (Approaches to Teaching World Literature) by Jennifer Preston Wilson,Elizabeth Kraft