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Henry Fielding

English novelist and dramatist

1707   -   1754

genre: satire
country of citizenship: Kingdom of Great Britain
educated at: Eton College
occupation: writer, journalist, jurist, judge, novelist, playwright, poet lawyer

Henry Fielding (22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich, earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the picaresque novel Tom Jones. Additionally, he holds a significant place in the history of law enforcement, having used his authority as a magistrate to found (with his half-brother John) what some have called London's first police force, the Bow Street Runners. His younger sister, Sarah, also became a successful writer.
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works

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The Covent-Garden Tragedy

play written by Henry Fielding

author: Henry Fielding

Amelia

novel by Henry Fielding

author: Henry Fielding

Love in Several Masques

play written by Henry Fielding

author: Henry Fielding

Rape upon Rape

Play by Henry Fielding

author: Henry Fielding

Joseph Andrews

novel by Henry Fielding

author: Henry Fielding

1742

The Lottery

play written by Henry Fielding

author: Henry Fielding

The Mock Doctor

play written by Henry Fielding

author: Henry Fielding

Tom Thumb

play by Henry Fielding

author: Henry Fielding

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