Enciclopedia de la Literatura en México

Errors and Reconciliations : Marriage in the Plays and Novels of Henry Fielding

Henry Fielding is most well-known for his monumental novel Tom Jones. Though not necessarily common knowledgeHenry Fielding started his literary career as a dramatist and eventually transitioned to writing novels. Though vastly different in their approach and subject, there is a common thread in Fielding’s work that spanned his career: marriage. Errors and Reconciliations: Marriage in the Plays and Novels of Henry Fielding explores this theme, focusing on Fielding’s fascination with matrimony and the ever-present paradoxical nature of marriage in the first half of the eighteenth-century, as a state easily attained but nearly impossible to escape.

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