Joseph AndrewseBook - 2012
Joseph Andrews refuses Lady Booby's advances, she discharges him, and Joseph - in the company of his old tutor, Parson Adams (one of the great comic figures of literature) - sets out from London to visit his sweetheart, Fanny. Along the way, the two travelers meet with a series of adventures - some hilarious, some heartstopping - in which through their own innocence and honesty they expose the hypocrisy and affectation of others. Joseph Andrews started out as a parody of Richardson's Pamela, but soon left that purpose behind and now is regarded as the first English realistic novel.
Publisher: [United States] : Dover Publications : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource