FIELDING, HENRY; BATTESTIN, MARTIN C. (EDITED BY WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES).
Title Joseph Andrews And Shamela.
Book Condition Softcover. Reading copy.
Edition Riverside Edition.
Publisher Houghton Mifflin: 1960.
Seller ID 8119X2
In his brilliant parody, Shamela (April 1741), Fielding set about the destructive task of exposing, uproariously, the absurdities of Samuel Richardson's Pamela. In Joseph Andrews (February 1742) he offered his own alternative conception of and purpose of the novel.
(Key Words: 18th Century English Novels, Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, Pamela, Shamela, Joseph Andrews, Fiction).