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AVOIDING THOSE PERIPHERAL REGIONS OF ROMANCE

Call it a poetic faith whose satisfying sense of wonder compelled them to stop short of that marvellous and enticing flame of Promethean enchantment. Heros zigzagging with tolerable chance. “…in the preface to Tom Jones , Fielding formally asserted his┬ábelief … Continue reading

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PREOCCUPIED WITH GOODNESS: Almost Forgivable Appetites For Life

Tom Jones was perpetually in delicate situations. As Henry Fielding remarked in one of his digressions,” It is not enough that your designs, nay, that your actions are intrinsically good; you must take care that they appear so.” Tom was … Continue reading

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HENRY FIELDING :LONDON CALLING & POETIC FAITH

London calling to the faraway towns Now war is declared – and battle come down London calling to the underworld Come out of the cupboard,you boys and girls London calling, now don’t look to us Phoney Beatlemania has bitten the … Continue reading

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