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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, by Henry Fielding

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, often known simply as Tom Jones, is a comic novel by the English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding. The novel is both a Bildungsroman and Picaresque novel. First published on 28 February 1749, Tom Jones is among the earliest English prose works describable as a novel.

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  • Robert

    I mentioned a 5-part adaptation of Tom Jones that is very good. The first installment is here at Youtube, and the other 4 can be easily located: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCRVgV_e1nQ

    An interesting element of this version is the inclusion of "Henry Fielding" as the on-screen introducer and occasional commenter...

    1 · September 28, 2014

    • Jan

      A faithful and enjoyable adaptation. Watched it on Sunday.

      September 29, 2014

  • Joe

    Sorry. A work conflict came up. I won't make it, but the books coming up all sound great, so I hope to make some of those.

    September 26, 2014

  • Myrna E.

    Sorry to miss the Sept. 28th meeting, but hope to see you all at another meeting.

    August 30, 2014

  • Jan

    FYI to everyone, this location is an outside area. The meeting space is open to the elements. Who knows what weather late September will bring.

    July 19, 2014

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