THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Henry Fielding Literary Criticism

Tom Jones

A paper by Lothar Cerny examining Fielding's novel while utilizing - yet taking issue with - Wolfgang Iser's theory of reader participation and reader response.

Joseph Andrews

This chapter from Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain, 1684-1750 by William B. Warner explores the terms 'reading' and 'entertainment', focusing in particular on how they manifest in Fielding's novel.