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The life of Jonathan Wild

Henry Fielding

The life of Jonathan Wild

by Henry Fielding

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Published by H. Milford, Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

With reproduction of the t.-p. of the original edition, 1743.

Statementby Henry Fielding ...
SeriesThe world"s classics, CCCLXXXII
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.F46 Jo11, PR3454.J6 Jo11
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., [3]-289, [1] p.
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6280142M
LC Control Number32026088
OCLC/WorldCa3305939

onathan Miles was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in , and raised in Arizona. He left home at 17, infatuated with the blues and intent on a life in music. After a layover back in Cleveland, where he occasionally performed with the late Robert Jr. Lockwood at the Brothers Lounge on Detroit Avenue, he landed in Oxford, Mississippi. In the third volume of the Miscellanies, Fielding printed the most brilliant piece of work that he had yet achieved, The Life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great. Hitherto, his irony had but flashed. In Jonathan Wild, it burns through the book with a steady light. The point of view is a familiar one with Fielding, who was a sworn foe of pretentious appearances.

This early works on The history of the life of the late Mr Jonathan wild the Great is a fascinating novel of the period and still a fascinating read today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive/5(). The life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the great. , Printed for A. Millar in English - A new edition with considerable corrections and additions / by Henry Fielding, Esq.

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The actual life of Jonathan Wild is an interesting one. The book about his life by so much. He uses words like "Great" and "Honor" but defines them for his own purpose. And this book isn't even about Wild, it's more of a commentary on how terrible of a person he thought Walpole was.

Which makes this book way to political for me/5. Other articles where The Life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great is discussed: Henry Fielding: Maturity.: far the most important is The Life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great. Here, narrating the life of a notorious criminal of the day, Fielding satirizes human greatness, or rather human greatness confused with power over others.

Permanently topical, Jonathan Wild, with the. Jonathan Wild, or Wyld, then (for he himself did not always agree in one method of spelling his name), was descended from the great Wolfstan Wild, who came over with Hengist, and distinguished himself very eminently at that famous festival, where the Britons were so treacherously murdered by the Saxons; for when the word was given, i.e.

Jonathan Wild has been prepared by nature to be a “great man.” His ancestors were all men of greatness, many of them hanged for thievery or treason. Jonathan Wild, (born c. Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Eng.—diedLondon), master English criminal of early 18th-century London, leader of thieves and highwaymen, extortionist, and fence for stolen goods.

Married while in his teens, Wild at about the age of 21 deserted his wife and child for the life of London, where he quickly learned the criminal trade.

Jonathan Wild on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(4). Jonathan Wild, born about and executed at Tyburn inwas one of the most notorious criminals of his age. His resemblance to the hero in Fielding's satire of the same name is general rather than particular.

OCLC Number: Notes: With reproduction of the t.p. of the original edition, Description: 3 preliminary leaves, [3], [1] pages 16 cm. Read the full-text online edition of The History of the Life of the Late an Wild the Great: And a Journey from This World to the Next, Etc ().

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Henry Fielding. Buy a cheap copy of Jonathan Wild book by Henry Fielding. The real-life Jonathan Wild, gangland godfather and self-styled Thieftaker General, controlled much of the London underworld until he was executed for his crimes Free shipping over $/5(2).

The real-life Jonathan Wild, gangland godfather and self-styled 'Thief-taker General', controlled much of the London underworld until he was executed for his crimes in Even during his lifetime his achievements attracted attention; after his death balladeers sang of his exploits, and satirists made connections between his success and the triumph of corruption in high places/5(2).

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Download the ebook in a format below. Additional formats may also be available from the main Gutenberg site. One of the masters of literary satire and humor writing, Henry Fielding takes on true crime in this novel, offering readers a wild ride as tumultuous and twisted as the book's original tongue-twister of a title: The History of the Life of the Late Mr.

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Description The History Of The Life Of The Late Mr. Jonathan Wild The Great: From The Works Of Henry Fielding, Volume Ten With The Author'S Preface, And An Introduction By G.

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Jonathan Wild the Great, by Henry Fielding. Read by Denny Sayers. This novel is sometimes thought of as [Fielding's] first because he almost certainly began composing it before he wrote Shamela and Joseph Andrews.