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                                                                      JOSEPH ANDREWS

"He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter."

                          -Henry Fielding




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This site provides a biography of Henry Fielding, the author of Joseph Andrews.  Along with the biography there is a list of interesting facts about Fielding and his relatives.  To view this site Click Here.




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Use these helpful study questions to aid in your discussion of the novel, Joseph Andrews.  These questions will help to broaden your ideas on the context of the novel. Click Here to view.                                                                                         Source:



The Kingwood College Library provides a brief overview of the Henry Fielding, the novel Joseph Andrews, some themes presented in the novel and other useful sources to use. To view this page Click Here. 





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To see another professor's ideas on Joseph Andrews, it's themes, the presence of the narrator, and Fielding's intended audience Click Here. (This site is currently under construction, but is still useful.) Source:


Joseph Andrews was robbed, beaten and left for dead, but he's not the only one to experience this in English society.  To learn more on robbery in English society and culture Click Here. Source:
Throughout the novel Joseph Andrews, the characters come across many taverns and pubs throughout the countryside. For more information on the historical aspects of English taverns Click Here.  




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