By Jennifer Preston Wilson,Elizabeth Kraft
The works of Henry Fielding, although written approximately 300 years in the past, maintain their experience of comedy and innovation within the face of culture, they usually simply interact the twenty-first-century pupil with many features of eighteenth-century lifestyles: go back and forth, hotels, masquerades, political and spiritual factions, the '45, prisons and the felony approach, gender beliefs and realities, social class.
Part 1 of this quantity, "Materials," discusses the on hand variations of Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones, Shamela, Jonathan Wild, and Amelia; indicates helpful serious and contextual works for instructing them; and recommends invaluable audiovisual and digital assets. The essays of half 2, "Approaches," show that some of the tools and versions used for one novel--the romance culture, Fielding's felony and journalistic writing, his suggestions as a playwright, the guidelines 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