JUDGEMENT AND CHARACTER, EVIDENCE AND THE LAW IN TOM JONES
- A PLAY MRS. WESTERN MAY HAVE READ. Garrison, James D. // American Notes & Queries;Jun78, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p155
Discusses the improvement in the mind of a character, Mrs. Western through studying, in the book 'Tom Jones,' by Henry Fielding. Connection of the characteristic of 'understanding' to one's sex; Implications of language used by Mrs. Western; Connection between the passage containing assertion...
- THE MITIGATED TRUTH: TOM JONES'S DOUBLE HEROISM. Carlton, Peter J. // Studies in the Novel;Winter87, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p397
Focuses on rhetorical resources deployed by author Henry Fielding to mitigate the 'sins' of his character 'Tom Jones' in his book by the same name and suggests political purpose to the reconciliation of two different kinds of heroism used for portraying Jones. Purpose served by mitigation of...
- TOM JONES, XVII.iii and LOVE FOR LOVE. Donaldson, Ian // Notes & Queries;Feb1983, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p49
The article discusses English novelist Henry Fielding's book "The History of Tom Jones: A Foundling." Book seventeen, chapter three, of Tom Jones finds the fictional character, Mr. Allworthy and Squire Western in Mrs. Miller's house in London, England, animatedly discussing whether or not...
- HIS VIRTUE SQUARE: A NOTE ON TOM JONES. Grosvenor Myer, Valerie // Notes & Queries;Mar1986, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p58
The article presents a note on the book Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding. His characters are named sometimes realistically and sometimes allegorically--in the case of Sophia, whose name means heavenly wisdom, both modes of nomenclature are reconciled. In Tom Jones, both the hero's tutors have...
- La Place's Histoire de Tom Jones, ou l'enfant trouvÃ© and Candide. Langille, E. M. // Eighteenth Century Fiction;Spring2007, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p267
The author discusses the similarities between the eighteenth-century French novel "Candide," by Voltaire (pen name) and the English novel "Tom Jones," by Henry Fielding, translated by Pierre-Antoine de La Place in 1750. The scholar, Manfred Sandmann, believes that "Tom Jones" directly influenced...
- Public Context and Imagining Self in Tom Jones. Golden, Morros // Papers on Language & Literature;Summer84, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p273
Focuses on the novel 'Tom Jones,' by Fielding. Objective in writing the novel; Background on the creation of the novel; Theme of the novel.
- Audiobooks. Redford, Rachel // Gramophone;Jan97, Vol. 74 Issue 884, p124
Reviews the audiobook `Tom Jones,' by Henry Fielding.
- Bonesetting. Fielding, Henry // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/8/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p72
Presents an excerpt from the book 'The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling,' by Henry Fielding. Scene in which a surgeon sets a bone in the arm of Jones.
- Black George and the Black Act. Stevenson, John Allen // Eighteenth Century Fiction;Apr1996, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p355
The article discusses the Black Act of eighteenth-century English jurisprudence, as depicted in the novel "Tom Jones," by Henry Fielding. The Black Act, as Dowling, a character in the novel, is forced to admit, has no legal relevance to Black George's action. But if Fielding's gamekeeper and the...