The Plays of Henry Fielding: A Critical Study of his Dramatic Career

@inproceedings{Rivero1989ThePO,
  title={The Plays of Henry Fielding: A Critical Study of his Dramatic Career},
  author={Albert J. Rivero},
  year={1989}
}
Fielding was one of the most interesting playwrights of his time because of his historical position, similar to that of Shaw, and his awareness of what it meant to be a playwright at a time when the native dramatic tradition appeared to have died and when the only hope for drama lay in such low crowd-pleasers as farces, puppet shows, "laughing" tragedies and ballad operas. The plays of Henry Fielding, while far from being neglected, have not received the critical attention they deserve. Rather… Expand
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