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Battestin, Martin C.

Overview
Works: 155 works in 446 publications in 1 language and 15,165 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Picaresque fiction  Bildungsromans  Action and adventure fiction  Picaresque literature  Novels  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romances 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Commentator, Annotator, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PQ6329, 823.5
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Most widely held works about Martin C Battestin
 
Most widely held works by Martin C Battestin
A Henry Fielding companion by Martin C Battestin( )

14 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the life and works of Henry Fielding. Covers such topics as Fielding's residences; his family members and household; historical persons, including authors who influenced him; his works; themes and topics important to his writings; and characters in his plays and prose fiction
Twentieth century interpretations of Tom Jones; a collection of critical essays by Martin C Battestin( Book )

9 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of critical and expository essays on Fielding's Tom Jones
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smollett's Don Quixote first appeared in 1755 and was for many years the most popular English-language version of Cervantes's masterpiece. However, soon after the start of the nineteenth century, its reputation began to suffer. Rival translators, literary hucksters, and careless scholars initiated or fed a variety of charges against Smollett - even plagiarism. For almost 130 years no publisher risked reprinting it."
The moral basis of Fielding's art; a study of Joseph Andrews by Martin C Battestin( Book )

33 editions published between 1959 and 1976 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Fielding : a life by Martin C Battestin( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive biography of one of the fathers of the modern novel, and the most remarkable and representative Englishman of the seventeenth century. This book should be of interest to readers of literature, biography and history
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding( Book )

35 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klassisk roman om en tjeners og en præsts oplevelser under en fodrejse fra London til Somersetshire
Joseph Andrews and Shamela by Henry Fielding( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1984 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Andrews is dismissed from his position as footman when he resists the advances of his employer, Lady Booby. He leaves London and rejoins his true love, Fanny Goodwill. They have many adventures and reversals and discoveries
British novelists, 1660-1800( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on British novelists who were pioneers in establishing the thematic concerns, and creating the form of the classic British novel. Works reflect themes and attitudes of the modern era - unjust social and political constraints; maudlin sentimentality; fascination with thing exotic and horrifying; deepening skepticism about the validity of social, political, and religious institutions on which the old order depends
The providence of wit : aspects of form in Augustan literature and the arts by Martin C Battestin( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
Amelia by Henry Fielding( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its combination of satire and sentiment, its focus on the seedy side of London life, and its unexpected shifts in tone, Amelia has intrigued and disturbed readers since its first publication. Eagerly awaited by Henry Fielding's eighteenth-century readers of Tom Jones, the novel perplexed many of them. Amelia counters the traditional courtship plot of eighteenth-century novels with its convincing portrayal of a marriage between an errant husband and his wife, and is ahead of its time in its depiction of the alienation of modern city life
The correspondence of Henry and Sarah Fielding by Henry Fielding( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New essays by Henry Fielding : his contributions to the Craftsman, 1734-1739, and other early journalism by Henry Fielding( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augustan subjects : essays in honor of Martin C. Battestin( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifteen essays in this volume, written by friends, colleagues, and former students, attempt both to acknowledge and to honor Martin C. Battestin's many contributions to our understanding of the literature and art of the so-called Augustan period
The journal of a voyage to Lisbon, Shamela, and occasional writings by Henry Fielding( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book completes the authoritative Wesleyan Edition of Fielding's nondramatic writings. It features two of Fielding's classic works; The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon written as he sailed to Portugal hoping, in vain, to recover his health; and Shamela, the parody of Richardson's Pamela that led to Joseph Andrews and the beginning of his career as novelist. The volume also includes every other work of Fielding's not to be found in the twelve previous volumes of the nondramatic writings. Here the reader will find in Section I, Occasional Verse: 'The Masquerade'; the unfinished 'Cantos'; a burlesque of Pope's' Dunciad'; 'Plain Truth'; 'A Dialogue between a Beau's Head and his Heels'; 'An Epistle to Mr. Lyttleton'; as well as three epilogues and a prologue. In Section II, Occasional Prose: 'A Full Vindication of the Dutchess Dowager of Marlborough'; the translation of Aristophanes' 'Plutus, the God of Riches'; Preface to Sarah Fielding's Adventures of David Simple; 'The Female Husband'; 'Ovid's Art of Love Paraphrased'; Preface and letters xl-xliv of Sarah Fielding's Familiar Letters between the Principal Characters in David Simple; and 'A Fragment of a Comment on I. Bolingbroke's Essays'. The appendices include writings recently attributed to Fielding, supplementary material relating to the voyage to Lisbon, and the full textual apparatus."--Jacket
Henry Fielding in his time and ours : papers presented at a Clark Library Seminar, 14 May 1983 by J. Paul Hunter( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of Fredson Bowers by G. Thomas Tanselle( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eighteenth Century( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The InteLex Past Masters English Letters database The Eighteenth Century contains 48 volumes of letters and correspondence of the most important figures of the Eighteenth Century in Britain published by Oxford University Press
Literature and society : the Lawrence Henry Gipson Symposium, 1978 by Martin C Battestin( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of literary biography( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Henry Fielding companion
Covers
Don QuixoteJoseph AndrewsJoseph Andrews and ShamelaThe history of Tom Jones, a foundlingAmeliaAugustan subjects : essays in honor of Martin C. BattestinThe journal of a voyage to Lisbon, Shamela, and occasional writingsThe life and work of Fredson Bowers
Alternative Names
Battestin, Martin Carey 1930-

Kenan, William R. Jr

Languages
English (285)